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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Immigration Institute of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 85,000
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
KIPP Foundation N/A CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 5,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 150,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Maya's Hope Foundation Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ace Mentor Program of America Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Migration Policy Institute N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Monterey Church N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 15,000
myAgro Farms Alameda CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
National Women's Law Center N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,000
New England Conservatory of Music N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,200
Page SUM 467,450

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cinequest, Inc. Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Circlesorg Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 6,037
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 300
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,500
Chopsticks Alley Art Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Christ Community Church of Milpitas Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 126,587

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
AAUW Florida Supporting Foundation Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
42nd Street Moon CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
826LA CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Kitsap Sexual Assault Center WA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Kitten Central of Placer County Incorporated CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 410
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Page SUM 147,360

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Immigration Institute of the Bay Area United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 85,000
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Junipero Serra High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
KIPP Foundation United States Education Committee Advised 2019 5,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 150,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Los Altos Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Magical Bridge Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Maya's Hope Foundation Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ace Mentor Program of America Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Migration Policy Institute United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Monterey Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 15,000
myAgro Farms United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
National Women's Law Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,000
New England Conservatory of Music United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,200
Page SUM 467,450

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13280 records found.