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)
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
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Foundation for Hearing Research Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 500
United States Association for UNHCR N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 500
Galapagos Conservancy Inc. N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
University of Nashville Montgomery Bell Academy N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Upwardly Global San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Asian Americans for Community Involvement of Santa Clara Cou Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Asian Americans for Community Involvement of Santa Clara Cou Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Asian Americans for Community Involvement of Santa Clara Cou Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Asian Americans for Community Involvement of Santa Clara Cou Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,100
Asian Americans for Community Involvement of Santa Clara Cou Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Archbishop Mitty High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 109,500
Archbishop Mitty High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Archbishop Mitty High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,662
Archbishop Mitty High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Amigos de Guadalupe Center for Justice and Empowerment Santa Clara Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 1,000
Andrew P. Hill High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Animal Assisted Happiness, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Foundation for Hearing Research Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 500
United States Association for UNHCR United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm United States Other Donor Advised 2019 500
Galapagos Conservancy Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
University of Nashville Montgomery Bell Academy United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Upwardly Global United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
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