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)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Build Care Inspire Corp N/A VA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sierra Club Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Sisters of the Road N/A OR United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 400
South Bay Clean Creeks Coalition Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Case Alumni Association Incorporated N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Center for Excellence in Nonprofits San Mateo CA United States Membership Organizations Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 77,500
Childrens Health Council Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200,000
City of Fremont Alameda CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 3,800
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
St. Peter Catholic Church N/A OR United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Completely KIDS N/A NE United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Summit Preparatory Charter High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Synapse School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 17,500
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Cross Catholic Outreach, Inc. N/A FL United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Desert Aids Project N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 547,400

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 300
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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
Curriki Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 164,600
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
Page SUM 2,177,699

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Accountability Counsel CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 28,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc NC Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Achievement First Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Achievement First Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Page SUM 1,148,500

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Build Care Inspire Corp United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Sisters of the Road United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 400
South Bay Clean Creeks Coalition United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Case Alumni Association Incorporated United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Center for Excellence in Nonprofits United States Membership Organizations Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 77,500
Childrens Health Council Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200,000
City of Fremont United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 3,800
College Track United States Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
St. Peter Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Completely KIDS United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Summit Preparatory Charter High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Synapse School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 17,500
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Cross Catholic Outreach, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Desert Aids Project United States Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 547,400

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13280 records found.