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 ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Somos Mayfair Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Siskiyou Opportunity Center N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Casa Latina N/A WA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 500
Center for Constitutional Rights, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Chalkbeat, Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Children Incorporated N/A VA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,500
Citizens Environmental Council of Burlingame Inc San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
College and Community Fellowship, Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 165,103
St. Mary's Academy N/A OR United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Association of University Women-Special Projects Fu N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Community Foundation Santa Cruz County N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Compass High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA N/A CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sue Duncan Childrens Center Inc. N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
American Friends Service Committee N/A PA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
350 Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
SPUR-San Francisco Bay Are Planning and Urban Research Assoc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 916,803

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sanergy, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 6,850
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 200
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
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
Sankara Nethralaya OM Trust Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 1,400
Sankaty Head Foundation, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Santa Paula Art Museum N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Santa Barbara Education Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Santa Barbara Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,025
Santa Barbara Museum of Art N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 4,867
Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Save The Waves Coalition N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sarah Lawrence College N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 224,492

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Sierra Waldorf School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Silicon Valley Bicycle Exchange CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Silicon Valley Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 80,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sierra Watch CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
GF Sustaining Operations Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 10,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Sierra Watch CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 188,250

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Somos Mayfair Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Siskiyou Opportunity Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Casa Latina United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 500
Center for Constitutional Rights, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Chalkbeat, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Children Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,500
Citizens Environmental Council of Burlingame Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
College and Community Fellowship, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 165,103
St. Mary's Academy United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Association of University Women-Special Projects Fu United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Community Foundation Santa Cruz County United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Compass High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sue Duncan Childrens Center Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
American Friends Service Committee United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
350 Silicon Valley United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
SPUR-San Francisco Bay Are Planning and Urban Research Assoc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 916,803

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13280 records found.