Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

Explore the catalog

We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2020, as well as the five previous years. In doing so, you can see the breadth of causes that our donors care about (as witnessed by the grants from donor advised, committee advised and corporate advised funds). You can also see those grants that have been directed by our staff and board of directors (grants from our “discretionary grantmaking”) because of their central importance to SVCF’s strategic focus areas for improving life in Silicon Valley. 

The data provided here represent more than $1.78 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2020 from donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as from SVCF’s discretionary grantmaking strategies. The data does not include grants from SVCF supporting organizations, employee matching gift funds and a variety of other fund types. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Salk Institute for Biological Studies N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Battery Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Berkwood School Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 8,000
San Francisco Playhouse San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Schola Cantorum Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bridges to Community Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
California Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Shabbat Project Inc N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 95,000
Caminar San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Career Learning & Employment Center for Vets With Disabiliti N/A IN United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Society of the Sacred Heart United States Province N/A MO United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
CATO Institute N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Coastside Jewish Community San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Congregation Emek Beracha Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Etz Chayim Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Congregation Etz Chayim Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Contemporary Asian Theater Scene Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Kol Emeth Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,452
Congregation Kol Emeth Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Sinai of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Sinai of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,100
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 9,550
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 -20,000
ConnectSafely Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 306,102

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Accountability Counsel CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. TN Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
418 Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
A Place to Turn Inc MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
AAUW Florida Supporting Foundation Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
42nd Street Moon CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
826LA CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
A Precious Child Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
AAUW of Oregon Special Projects Fund OR Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 147,450

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Salk Institute for Biological Studies United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Battery Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Berkwood School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 8,000
San Francisco Playhouse United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Schola Cantorum Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bridges to Community Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
California Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Shabbat Project Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 95,000
Caminar United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Career Learning & Employment Center for Vets With Disabiliti United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Society of the Sacred Heart United States Province United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
CATO Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Christmas in the Park United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Coastside Jewish Community United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Page SUM 236,400

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13280 records found.