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)
Shotgun Players Inc Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Somos Mayfair Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Casa Familiar, Inc. N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Center for Climate Protection Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Chadeish Yameinu Inc N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Citizen Schools Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 37,500
Collaborative for Academic Social and Emotional Learning N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Compass Family Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Sturge Presbyterian Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 672,199
Springfield Foundation N/A OH United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Telluride Foundation N/A CO United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 335
Defy Ventures, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
The Methuselah Foundation N/A VA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Salvation Army N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 2,467,534

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,800
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,720
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 7,200
Comunidad Para Baja California Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Congregation Emek Beracha Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Etz Chayim Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Congregation Etz Chayim Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Congregation Kol Emeth Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,452
Contemporary Asian Theater Scene Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Kol Emeth Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Sinai of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Sinai of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,100
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 9,550
Page SUM 104,322

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Adirondack Land Trust Inc NY Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Abolitionist Law Center PA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Achungo Community Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
1000 Friends of Oregon OR Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
826 National CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Future for Every Child CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
A Sanctuary for Military Families Inc CO Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Ability Experience NC Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
18 Reasons CA Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
826 Valencia CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
A Home Within, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -1,500
A Shot for Life Incorporated MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 133,500

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Shotgun Players Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Somos Mayfair Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Casa Familiar, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Center for Climate Protection United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Chadeish Yameinu Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Citizen Schools Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 37,500
Collaborative for Academic Social and Emotional Learning United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Compass Family Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Sturge Presbyterian Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Cristo Rey San Jose High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 672,199
Springfield Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Telluride Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Edible Schoolyard Project United States Education Donor Advised 2019 335
Defy Ventures, Inc. United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
The Methuselah Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Salvation Army United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 2,467,534

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13280 records found.