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 Statesort ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Franklin Elementary School Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Healthier Kids Foundation Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Iridescent N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 8,650
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 100,000
KIPP Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 240
Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Mijente Support Committee N/A AZ United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Estrella Vista Elementary School N/A AZ United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
El Dorado Foundation, Inc. N/A AZ United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CDT Kids N/A AZ United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona N/A AZ United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 517,890

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 672,199
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
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 21,400
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
Curriki Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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
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
Page SUM 1,266,999

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Volunteers of America Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Glaucoma Research Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Go-Ye Fellowship CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Healthier Kids Foundation Santa Clara County CA Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Home and Hope CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 140,000
Impact Justice CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 6,250
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Lake Tahoe Music Festival CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
LearnUp Centers CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 71,500
You Matter Too AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Mijente Support Committee AZ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Southwest Human Development AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Center for Biological Diversity, Inc. AZ Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
OCJ Kids AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Honey Foundation AZ Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Phoenix Center for the Arts AZ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 680,750

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
AmericaShare USA Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Animal Assisted Happiness, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Animals Asia Foundation Limited United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 65,998
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 311,204
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,090
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 111,017
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 34,816
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 19,228
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 -38,053
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,868
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 72,696
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 90,020
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,385
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 22,148
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,265
Page SUM 1,005,882

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