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)
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. Alameda CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 24,650
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Child and Family Research and Training Institute San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Christopher Newport University Educational Foundation Inc N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -866
Algebra Society Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 12,500
American Association of University Women-Special Projects Fu N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Code for America Labs San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Community Action North Bay N/ASolano CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
A Christian Ministry in the National Parks N/A CO United States Religion Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Consumer Reports Inc. N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Creative Visions Foundation N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Spirit of America Worldwide N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Davidson Institute for Talent Development N/A NV United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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 1,000
ConnectSafely Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,800
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 328,450

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Accion Latina CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
AchieveKids CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 18,945
Acres, Inc. IN Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
418 Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Place Called Home CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. TN Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
418 Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
A Place to Turn Inc MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 329,895

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 24,650
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Child and Family Research and Training Institute United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Christopher Newport University Educational Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -866
Algebra Society Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 12,500
American Association of University Women-Special Projects Fu United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Code for America Labs United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Community Action North Bay United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
A Christian Ministry in the National Parks United States Religion Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Community Services Agency United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Consumer Reports Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Creative Visions Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Spirit of America Worldwide United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Davidson Institute for Talent Development United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Downtown Streets, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
The Coral Reef Alliance United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Page SUM 574,434

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13280 records found.