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, and corporate 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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival N/A VT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A VT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A VT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of Vermont and State Agricultural College Foundat N/A VT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of Vermont and State Agricultural College Foundat N/A VT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Better Bennington Corporation N/A VT United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Middlebury Community Music Center N/A VT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Center for Mindful Learning, Inc. N/A VT United States Education Committee Advised 2019 100,000
Maliasili Initiatives Inc N/A VT United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Planned Parenthood of Northern New England N/A VT United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education N/A WA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Washington State University Foundation N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,075
Westside Baby N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
National Charter Collaborative N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Tebah USA N/A WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Save Our Wild Salmon Coalition N/A WA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Tor Project Inc. N/A WA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Washington STEM Center N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
International Christian Mission Services N/A WA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
OldDog Haven N/A WA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 323,325

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Almaden Neighborhood Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 50,000
All Saints Episcopal Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Almaden Valley Woman's Club Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 250
All Saints Episcopal Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
All Saints Episcopal Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 6,000
All Stars Helping Kids, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
All Stars Helping Kids, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
All Stars Helping Kids, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
All Stars Helping Kids, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
All Stars Helping Kids, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Altos Christian Foundation Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Alum Rock Counseling Center Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Alum Rock Counseling Center Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Alum Rock Union Elementary School District Santa Clara Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 124,353
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Alliance for Youth Achievement Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 272,803

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Administrators of The Tulane Educational Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Act Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abrazos & Books United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Ace Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 6,500
ACLU Foundation of Southern California United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Abundant Grace Coastside Worker United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Acumen Fund, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Ace Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Academir Charter School Preparatory United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Ace Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 14,500
ACLU Foundation of Southern California United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 1,818,550

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