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)
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S San Francisco CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Eleanor Rush Intermediate School N/A NJ United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
The Primary School - East Palo Alto San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -4,014
The UCLA Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Equality Now, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 47,500
Truck of Love N/A SC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Foundation for Financial Planning, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
United States Association for UNHCR N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Futures Without Violence San Francisco CA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of Montana Foundation N/A MT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Upward Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
GirlsComputingLeague Org N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Village Health Works N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Weaving Earth N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Alliance for Youth Achievement Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Adrian C. Wilcox High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
African American Community Service Agency Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
African American Community Services Agency Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
African Diaspora Network Santa Clara International Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
African Diaspora Network Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 28,500
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 236,800

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Eleanor Rush Intermediate School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
The Primary School - East Palo Alto United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -4,014
The UCLA Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Equality Now, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 47,500
Truck of Love United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Foundation for Financial Planning, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
United States Association for UNHCR United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Friends of Children With Special Needs United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Futures Without Violence United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of Montana Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Upward Scholars United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
GirlsComputingLeague Org United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Village Health Works United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Weaving Earth United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 178,386

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13280 records found.