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 ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Kindness Organization Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 52,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 65,000
Life Learning Academy San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Looma Education Corporation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Lymelight Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Menlo Park Police Foundation San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Michigan State University N/A MI United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Music of Bhutan Research Center N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association N/A IA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
National Building Museum N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
National Redistricting Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bay Scholars San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Noora Health San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Black Voice Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 411,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 164,600
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Cupertino Educational Endowment Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Curriki Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 300
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 1,358,350

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Act Inc IA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Active Minds Inc DC Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Abrazos & Books CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abundant Grace Coastside Worker CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 250
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Academir Charter School Preparatory FL Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Ace Mentor Program of America Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 1,637,600

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Kindness Organization Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 52,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley United States Public Safety Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 65,000
Life Learning Academy United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Looma Education Corporation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Lymelight Foundation Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Menlo Park Police Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Michigan State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Music of Bhutan Research Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Ashland Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
National Building Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
National Redistricting Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Avenidas United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bay Scholars United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
New Community Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Noora Health United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Black Voice Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 411,000

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13280 records found.