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)
Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc. N/A WI United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Child Mind Institute Inc N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Community Partnership for Child Development N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Congress of Neurological Surgeons Foundation Inc N/A IL United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Joaquin A Plus Inc. N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 37,500
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Sonoma County, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Santa Cruz Art League, Inc. N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 25,000
DonorsChoose.org N/A NY United States Education Committee Advised 2019 727
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County N/A CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Health Foundation Ctr for Health Program Management N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 150,000
EducationSuperHighway San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Smile Train, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
South Peninsula Hebrew Day School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 18,000
St Vrain Valley Educational Foundation Inc N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Stanford Health Care 227 Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 2,875,527

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Page SUM 311,102

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,080
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
ABC House Inc OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
50Can Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2019 120,000
A Christian Ministry in the National Parks CO Religion Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
A Safe Place, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 -2,500
Abigail Alliance for Better Access to Developmental Drugs VA Health Donor Advised 2019 750
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
5P Society CA Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
A Safe Place, Inc. MA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 716,330

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Earth Island Institute Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Amplio Network United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 900,000
Ashesi University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Avalon Academy United States Education Committee Advised 2019 727
National Immigration Law Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Nature Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 110,000
New York Fellowship, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 425
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
One Dollar For Life United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Oxfam-America, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Parisi House on the Hill, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Aim High for High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
PICO National Network United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Page SUM 2,557,902

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