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)
California Federation of Womens Clubs Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Shelby's SafeSpace San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Simons Fund N/A PA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. N/A ID United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Carnegie Mellon University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Solstice Initiative Inc N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 -29,000
Childfund International USA N/A VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,304
Churchill Club Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,150
Codman Academy Charter Public School N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Foundation for Monterey County N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Water Center N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 275
St. Jude School N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Student Conservation Association, Inc. N/A NH United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Cooperate Inc N/A NY United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Spread the Vote N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 245,429

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
City Year, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Christ Community Church of Milpitas Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 284,300

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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
418 Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 932,950

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 7,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
The Nueva School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Career Learning & Employment Center for Vets With Disabiliti United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Tarrant Area Food Bank United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Stride Center United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 16,550
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Tipping Point Community United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Democracy Now Productions, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,900
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Prescott-Joseph Center for Community Enhancement Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Opera San Jose Incorporated United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Project Heal - Help to Eat Accept & Live United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pug Nation Rescue of Los Angeles, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 345,350

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