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)
University of Colorado Foundation N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Full Circle Fund Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Gift of Adoption Fund, Inc. N/A IL United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
42nd Street Moon San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
University of Washington Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Global Livingston Institute N/A CO United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Greater Milwaukee Committee for Community Development N/A WI United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Wake Forest University N/A NC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A CO United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Hebrew Free Loan Association of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Yale University N/A CT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Homeless Garden Project N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc N/A IN United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
ImpactAssets, Inc. N/A MD United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 350,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,100
JJ Lyon Guard Foundation Inc N/A FL United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,000
JW House Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,150
Page SUM 1,324,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 65,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Committee Advised 2019 25,000
City Year, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 57,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 465,000

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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
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
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 200
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 250
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
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 926,950

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of Colorado Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Full Circle Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Gift of Adoption Fund, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
42nd Street Moon United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
University of Washington Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Global Livingston Institute United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Greater Milwaukee Committee for Community Development United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Wake Forest University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Hebrew Free Loan Association of San Francisco United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Homeless Garden Project United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
ImpactAssets, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 350,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,100
JJ Lyon Guard Foundation Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,000
JW House United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,150
Page SUM 1,324,000

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13280 records found.