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)
The Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation Inc. N/A NV United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 106,982
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Educational Pathways International N/A NV United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Envision Education, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
TrainingGrounds Inc N/A LA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Faith in Texas - Pico N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 150,000
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
UC Hastings Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 400
FOTC - SF Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University Corporation at Monterey Bay N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of Illinois Foundation N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 400
Girls Incorporated of San Diego County N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Uplift Family Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Vida Verde Nature Education San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 60,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
GreenLight Fund Inc N/A MA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc N/A NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 424,482

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Cupertino Educational Endowment Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 170,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Copper's Dream Rescue Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 1,390,050

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,080
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 1,153,780

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 106,982
The Trust for Hidden Villa United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Educational Pathways International United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Envision Education, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
There With Care of the Bay Area United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
TrainingGrounds Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Faith in Texas - Pico United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 150,000
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
UC Hastings Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 400
FOTC - SF Bay Area United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University Corporation at Monterey Bay United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of Illinois Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 400
Girls Incorporated of San Diego County United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Uplift Family Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Vida Verde Nature Education United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 60,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
GreenLight Fund Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 424,482

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13280 records found.