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)
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Redlands Christian Migrant Association, Inc. N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Relay Graduate School of Education N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Escuela Xochitl Tonatiuh Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 26,000
Family League of Baltimore City Inc N/A MD United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Rogue Valley Symphony Association N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
San Francisco Education Fund San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Santa Cruz Little League N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Secular Coalition for America Education Fund N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sierra Nevada College N/A NV United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Smuin Ballets - SF San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
St. Anthony Catholic Church N/A OR United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Albert Hill Middle School N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
American Association of Neurosurgeons Inc N/A IL United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Stanford Jazz Workshop Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American Friends of Latet Humanitarian Aid Inc N/A MA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 661,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sesame Workshop N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Sesame Workshop N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 450,000
Shree Simandhar Swami Aradhana Trust N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Shree Simandhar Swami Aradhana Trust N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,000,000
Shri Radhika Center for Education, Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Seventh-Day Adventists Loma Linda University Medical Center N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Shri Radhika Center for Education, Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sewa International, Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 16,020
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Screenland 5K N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Scripps College N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 42,000
Scholar Fund N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Scripted, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Scholars Hope Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
SCY High Tech Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Scholars Strategy Network N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Scholarship America Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,080
Page SUM 5,958,100

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sobrato Early Academic Language Program CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,500,000
Social Good Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Society for Scientific Exploration NJ Sciences Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
Silver Creek High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur California Province CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
SLS CA Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sobrato Early Academic Language Program CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Social Good Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Society for the Preservation of the City of Milwaukee MI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 -200
SilverLining, Inc. DC Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur Generalate MA Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Small Business Majority Foundation Inc CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 100,000
Sobrato Early Academic Language Program CA Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Social Good Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Simi Valley Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods IN Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Smartmeme, Inc. CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 23,368
Social Good Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 3,929,918

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Redlands Christian Migrant Association, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Relay Graduate School of Education United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Escuela Xochitl Tonatiuh Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 26,000
Family League of Baltimore City Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Rogue Valley Symphony Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
San Francisco Education Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Santa Cruz Little League United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Secular Coalition for America Education Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sierra Nevada College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Smuin Ballets - SF United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Southern California Equestrian Sports United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
St. Anthony Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Albert Hill Middle School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
American Association of Neurosurgeons Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Stanford Jazz Workshop United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American Friends of Latet Humanitarian Aid Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 661,500

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13280 records found.