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)
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Homeless Garden Project N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 800
American National Red Cross N/A NE United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Friends of the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Geohazards International San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Chanticleer, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
San Francisco Women Against Rape San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Thrive Alliance San Mateo CA United States Membership Organizations Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 5,000
Santa Clara Schools Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Truckee Donner Land Trust N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
United States Association for UNHCR N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Association of Science-Technology Centers Incorporated N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 790,679
Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 -55,000,000
Center for the Study of Services N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,100
Earth Law Center N/A NY United States Environment Committee Advised 2019 30,000
Page SUM -53,985,971

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Contemporary Asian Theater Scene Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Kol Emeth Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,452
Congregation Kol Emeth Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Sinai of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Comunidad Para Baja California Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Congregation Sinai of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ConnectSafely Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
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
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,720
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 7,200
Page SUM 344,522

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Academy for Eating Disorders VA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Ace Mentor Program of America Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 115,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
2430 Arts Alliance CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 27,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
A New Day Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 34,500
A Woman's Nation CA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
2430 Arts Alliance CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,750
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
A New Way of Life Reentry Project CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
A Womans Work Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Page SUM 724,225

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
National Comprehensive Cancer Network Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Homeless Garden Project United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 800
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Friends of the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Geohazards International United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Chanticleer, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
San Francisco Women Against Rape United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Thrive Alliance United States Membership Organizations Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 5,000
Santa Clara Schools Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Truckee Donner Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
United States Association for UNHCR United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Association of Science-Technology Centers Incorporated United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 790,679
Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 -55,000,000
Center for the Study of Services United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,100
Page SUM -54,005,971

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