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 ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Price Charter Middle School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Flux Foundation San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, Inc. N/A PA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Ravenswood City Elementary School District San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Friends of NTU FNTU Santa Clara CA United States Higher Education Donor Advised 2019 70,668
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 176,429
Rhythmix Cultural Works Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Givelight Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Good Films Impact N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Rotary Club of Woodside-Portola Valley Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
Samaritan House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Harmony Program N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Hillel the Foundation for Jewish Campus Life N/A VA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
San Francisco Sailing Science Center, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
iCivics N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 1,340,797

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 400
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Doris Dillon School in Cambodia Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Daughters of Zion Ministries Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 500
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 122,000

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Acres, Inc. IN Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Accion Latina CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
AchieveKids CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 18,945
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Accountability Counsel CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 28,500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Accountability Counsel CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 238,095

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Price Charter Middle School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Flux Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Ravenswood City Elementary School District United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Friends of NTU FNTU United States Higher Education Donor Advised 2019 70,668
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 176,429
Rhythmix Cultural Works United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Givelight Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Good Films Impact United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Rotary Club of Woodside-Portola Valley Foundation Inc. United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
Samaritan House United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Harmony Program United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Hillel the Foundation for Jewish Campus Life United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
San Francisco Sailing Science Center, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Mateo County Historical Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
iCivics United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 1,340,797

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13280 records found.