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)
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Central Arts Alliance N/A AZ United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 22,800
Chicago Community Loan Fund N/A IL United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Christ Community Church of Milpitas Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Coachart Org N/A CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Common Justice N/A NY United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 75,000
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Story of Stuff Project Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Community Partners N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Congregational Christian Church in Samoa of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Religion Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 1,000
Spark Program Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Susquehanna University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,128
Teach Plus Incorporated N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Cook County N/A IL United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Daily Kos Education Fund Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 150,000
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Health Trust Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 400
Donner Summit Avalanche Dogs N/A CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 839,622

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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 10,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,024
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 874
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,100
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 71,500
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 121,548

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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 4,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
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 10,000
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. TN Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
418 Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 934,700

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Silicon Valley Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Central Arts Alliance United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 22,800
Chicago Community Loan Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Christ Community Church of Milpitas United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Coachart Org United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Common Justice United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 75,000
St. Francis High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Story of Stuff Project United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Community Partners United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Congregational Christian Church in Samoa of San Francisco United States Religion Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 1,000
Spark Program Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Susquehanna University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,128
Teach Plus Incorporated United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Cook County United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Daily Kos Education Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 150,000
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Health Trust United States Health Donor Advised 2019 400
Donner Summit Avalanche Dogs United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 839,622

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13280 records found.