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 ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Gals The Girls Athletic Leadership Schools N/A CO United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of Nebraska Foundation N/A NE United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Urban Gleaners N/A OR United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Give US the Floor San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Golden State Opportunity Foundation N/A CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 100,000
Village UCC San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
WeHOPE San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Groton School N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,800
William James Association N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 6,000
World Conference of Religions for Peace Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Hillbrook School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Hospital Chaplains Ministry of America N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Northern Middlesex Count N/A CT United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
I Have A Dream Foundation Inc N/A ID United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Innovate Public Schools Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,125
International Rescue Committee Inc N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
JDRF International N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library Foundation Incorporated N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 347,425

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
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
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Christ Community Church of Milpitas Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Christian Church of Los Gatos Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Churchill Club Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 186,800

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
42nd Street Moon CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
88bikes WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
A Public Space Literary Projects Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
AAUW of Oregon Special Projects Fund OR Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
4word TX Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Breeze of Hope Foundation PA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
A Reaching Hand CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
AAUW-Wa Special Projects Fund WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
100 Black Men of Atlanta Inc GA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
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
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
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 333,450

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Gals The Girls Athletic Leadership Schools United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of Nebraska Foundation United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Urban Gleaners United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Give US the Floor United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Golden State Opportunity Foundation United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 100,000
Village UCC United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
WeHOPE United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Groton School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
HandsOn Bay Area United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,800
William James Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 6,000
World Conference of Religions for Peace Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Hillbrook School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Hospital Chaplains Ministry of America United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Northern Middlesex Count United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
I Have A Dream Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Innovate Public Schools United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,125
International Rescue Committee Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
JDRF International United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library Foundation Incorporated United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 347,425

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13280 records found.