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)
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
International Documentary Association Inc. N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Center for Inquiry Inc N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Commonwealth Club of California San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 215
Amazing Surf Adventures N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American Diabetes Association Inc N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
Americas Voice Education Fund N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
St. Matthias Catholic Church Community San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Kara Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 11,500
Community Service Society of New York N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250,591
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Swarthmore College N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 47,500
Lake Tahoe Conservation Fund N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Square Peg Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 742,056

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 672,199
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 21,400
Curriki Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 164,600
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Copper's Dream Rescue Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 200
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 170,000
Page SUM 1,266,999

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Access Institute for Psychological Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Achieve Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2019 375,000
ACLU of Montana Foundation Inc MT Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Action Ministries Inc GA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Administrators of The Tulane Educational Fund LA Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
ACCION International MA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Acres, Inc. IN Environment Donor Advised 2019 40,312
Active Minds Inc DC Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Accion Latina CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
AchieveKids CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 18,945
Acres, Inc. IN Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Accountability Counsel CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 2,209,557

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
International Documentary Association Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Center for Inquiry Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Commonwealth Club of California United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 215
Amazing Surf Adventures United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American Diabetes Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
Americas Voice Education Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
St. Matthias Catholic Church Community United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Kara United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 11,500
Community Service Society of New York United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250,591
Summer Search United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Swarthmore College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 47,500
Lake Tahoe Conservation Fund United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Creative Center of Los Altos United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Square Peg Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 742,056

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13280 records found.