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)
The UCLA Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Equal Opportunity Schools N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Thousand Currents Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trout Unlimited, Inc. N/A WV United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Foundation for Excellence, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Institute of Mathematics Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 60,000
United Service Organizations Inc N/A DC United States Membership Organizations Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Friends of Boston Homeless Inc N/A MA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,178
Apollo High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
University of Minnesota N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Upward Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 250
Girls Who Code, Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Barbara Sinatra Childrens Center Foundation N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 289,678

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 672,199
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 21,400
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 164,600
Curriki Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Copper's Dream Rescue Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 200
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 170,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Page SUM 2,351,999

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Achungo Community Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
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
Page SUM 691,500

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The UCLA Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Equal Opportunity Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Thousand Currents United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trout Unlimited, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Foundation for Excellence, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Institute of Mathematics United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 60,000
United Service Organizations Inc United States Membership Organizations Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Friends of Boston Homeless Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
Future Talent of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,178
Apollo High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
University of Minnesota United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Upward Scholars United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 250
Girls Who Code, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Barbara Sinatra Childrens Center Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 289,678

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13280 records found.