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)
Creative Visions Foundation N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Spirit of America Worldwide N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Davidson Institute for Talent Development N/A NV United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,500
The King's Academy Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
The Radiosurgery Society San Mateo CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
The UCLA Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Thrive Alliance San Mateo CA United States Membership Organizations Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 5,000
Equi-Ed Inc Sonoma CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Truckee Donner Land Trust N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. N/A MD United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Foundation for Hearing Research Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 16,500
United States Association for UNHCR N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 254,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,720
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 7,200
Comunidad Para Baja California Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Congregation Emek Beracha Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Etz Chayim Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,000
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
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
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
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 325,372

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
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 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 250
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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 200
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. TN Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 930,950

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Creative Visions Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Spirit of America Worldwide United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Davidson Institute for Talent Development United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Downtown Streets, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
The Coral Reef Alliance United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,500
The King's Academy United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
The Radiosurgery Society United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
The UCLA Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Thrive Alliance United States Membership Organizations Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 5,000
Equi-Ed Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Truckee Donner Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Foundation for Hearing Research Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 16,500
United States Association for UNHCR United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 254,000

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13280 records found.