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 descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Center for International Environmental Law Inc. N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Saint Mary's College N/A IN United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
St. Lawrence Elementary and Middle School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Primary School - East Palo Alto San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Santa Clara County Office of Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 200,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
San Jose -Silicon Valley Center for Entrepreneurial Developm Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Student Conservation Association, Inc. N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Airlink Inc N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 200
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Springboard Collaborative N/A PA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Douglas Mendel Cambodian Relief Fund N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Olive Hyde Art Guild, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 90,020
Partnership for Public Service Inc N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 6,950
Our Lady of the Wayside Church San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Draper Community Foundation Inc N/A UT United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 564,870

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
City of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 10,000
City of Palo Alto Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 65,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Committee Advised 2019 25,000
City Year, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 57,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 259,700

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
A Wish With Wings, Inc. TX Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
2041 Foundation Incorporated CA Environment Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
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 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 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
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 Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
A New Way of Life Reentry Project CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Page SUM 1,273,025

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Jewish Federations of North America, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 13,602
Center for International Environmental Law Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Saint Mary's College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
St. Lawrence Elementary and Middle School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Primary School - East Palo Alto United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Santa Clara County Office of Education United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 200,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
San Jose -Silicon Valley Center for Entrepreneurial Developm United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Student Conservation Association, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Airlink Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 200
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Springboard Collaborative United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Douglas Mendel Cambodian Relief Fund United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Olive Hyde Art Guild, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 90,020
Partnership for Public Service Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 6,950
Our Lady of the Wayside Church United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 575,972

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13280 records found.