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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
Code for America Labs San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Community Cancer Education Inc. N/A FL United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Contemporary Asian Theater Scene Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Creativity Explored San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Spirit of Elijah Kingdom Church Inc N/A MD United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Day School Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
The Courage Campaign Institute N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The King's Academy Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,500
The UCLA Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Thrive Public Schools N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -5,000
Equitable Food Initiative N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Truckee Donner Land Trust N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 353,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Santa Cruz Education Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Sandy Hook Promise Foundation N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
Save the Children Federation Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Santa Cruz Film Festival N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Sandy Hook Promise Foundation N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 330,000
Save the Children Federation Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Santa Cruz Little League N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Sanergy, Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Save the Children Federation Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sanergy, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Save the Children Federation Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Santa Cruz SPCA and Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 250
Sanergy, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 6,850
Save the Children Federation Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Santa Cruz SPCA and Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sanergy, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Save the Children Federation Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Santa Fe Institute N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 118,100
Save the Harbor Save the Bay Inc Boston Fish Pier N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 835,950

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Silicon Valley Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sierra Foothill Conservancy TR CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sightline Institute WA Environment Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 5,000
Silicon Valley Faces CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 95,000
Sierra Foothill Conservancy TR CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sigma Chi Chi Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority Incorporated AR Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Silicon Valley Creates CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Silicon Valley Faces CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Sierra Health Foundation Ctr for Health Program Management CA Health Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Sigma Kappa Foundation, Inc. IN Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sidekick Foundation Inc. IN General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 61,312
Silicon Valley Creates CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 784,512

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12650 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Code for America Labs United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Community Cancer Education Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Contemporary Asian Theater Scene United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Creativity Explored United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Spirit of Elijah Kingdom Church Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Day School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
The Courage Campaign Institute United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The King's Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,500
The UCLA Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Thrive Public Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -5,000
Equitable Food Initiative United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Truckee Donner Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 353,000

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13280 records found.