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 certain types of funds: donor advised funds, and corporate advised funds. It also includes grants made 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. Thus, the grant totals represented here may not equal the amount of grantmaking reported in our audited financial statements. The data shown here do provide an informative look at the breadth of causes supported by SVCF donors and by our strategic focus areas. 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)
South Creek Church N/A MO United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Center for Innovative Governance Research N/A DC United States Community Development Committee Advised 2019 60,000
Charge Across Town Inc San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Community High School Foundation, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -5,000
StandUp for Kids Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 750
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,100
Cornerstones Inc N/A VA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 1,250
Sundance Institute N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Tahirih Justice Center N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
St Marys Center Alameda CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,200
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
DYF Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Shalom Hartman Institute of North America N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 338,300

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 874
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,100
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 57,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 139,524

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
A New Way of Life Reentry Project CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
350 Silicon Valley CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
826 Valencia CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
A New Way of Life Reentry Project CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 400,000
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
418 Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Place Called Home CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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
Page SUM 926,950

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
South Creek Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Castilleja School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Center for Innovative Governance Research United States Community Development Committee Advised 2019 60,000
Charge Across Town Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
College Track United States Education Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Community High School Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -5,000
StandUp for Kids United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 750
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,100
Cornerstones Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 1,250
Sundance Institute United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Tahirih Justice Center United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Crystal Springs Uplands School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
St Marys Center United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,200
The Nueva School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
DYF United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Shalom Hartman Institute of North America United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 338,300

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13280 records found.