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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
Regents of the University of California N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Archbishop Mitty High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
ReSurge International Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Basa Village Foundation USA, Inc. N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Saint Mary's College N/A IN United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Jose -Silicon Valley Center for Entrepreneurial Developm Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Save The Waves Coalition N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bountiful Churchyards Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Breakthrough Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
California Chicano Newsmedia Association Inc N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Services & Immigrant Rights & Education Network Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 15,000
CALmatters N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Capoeira Center of New York Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Northern N/A NV United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 552,700

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
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
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Committee Advised 2019 25,000
City Year, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
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
Page SUM 433,250

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
2041 Foundation Incorporated CA Environment Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,100
A Network for Grateful Living, Inc. MA International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
A Wish With Wings, Inc. TX Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 115,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
2430 Arts Alliance CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 27,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
A New Day Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 34,500
A Woman's Nation CA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
2430 Arts Alliance CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,750
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
A Womans Work Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Page SUM 846,625

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Regents of the University of California United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Archbishop Mitty High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
ReSurge International United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Basa Village Foundation USA, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Saint Mary's College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Beneficent Technology Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Jose -Silicon Valley Center for Entrepreneurial Developm United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Save The Waves Coalition United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bountiful Churchyards United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Breakthrough Silicon Valley United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
California Chicano Newsmedia Association Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Services & Immigrant Rights & Education Network United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 15,000
CALmatters United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Capoeira Center of New York Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Northern United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 552,700

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13280 records found.