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 Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Resource Area For Teaching Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
SAGA Innovations N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Save the Children Federation Inc N/A CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc. N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 150,000
California Community Land Trust Network Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 395,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Caminar San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Carleton College N/A MN United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Southwest Initiative Foundation N/A MN United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CCC Foundation Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. Alameda CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ballou High School N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -2,500
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Christopher Newport University Educational Foundation Inc N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -30,000
Page SUM 917,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Resource Area For Teaching Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
SAGA Innovations N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Save the Children Federation Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 150,000
California Community Land Trust Network Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 395,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Caminar San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Carleton College N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Southwest Initiative Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CCC Foundation Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. Alameda Immigration Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ballou High School N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 -2,500
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Christopher Newport University Educational Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 -30,000
Page SUM 917,500

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Santa Barbara Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,025
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Bolinas Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Smuin Ballets - SF CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Southern Oregon Humane Society OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Calaveras Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 8,000
California Youth Symphony Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Carb DM, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Support for Families of Children with Disabilities CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. MD Immigration Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Centro Cultural Y De Servicio De Las Americas CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,200
American Indian College Fund CO Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Austin Krishnas Inc TX Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Children Now CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, Inc. DC Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Black Alliance for Just Immigration NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Page SUM 270,175

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Resource Area For Teaching United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
SAGA Innovations United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Save the Children Federation Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 150,000
California Community Land Trust Network United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 395,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Caminar United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Social Good Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Carleton College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Southwest Initiative Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CCC Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ballou High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -2,500
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Christopher Newport University Educational Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -30,000
Page SUM 917,500

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13280 records found.