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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Methow Conservancy N/A WA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Arts Northwest N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Sightline Institute N/A WA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Omprakash Foundation N/A WA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Elements of Education Partners N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sightline Institute N/A WA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Life You Can Save N/A WA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 78,750
Elements of Education Partners N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Amplifier Foundation N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Think Zambia Foundation N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,275
Core Gift Institute N/A WA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 28,000
University of Washington N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 372,900
Makesoil N/A WA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Catholic Community Services of Western Washington N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Mary's Place Seattle N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Amplio Network N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 900,000
Ashesi University Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
University of Washington N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
COLTURA N/A WA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 12,000
University of Washington Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 2,394,125

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 60,000
AchieveKids Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
AchieveKids Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 18,945
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
AchieveKids Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
AchieveKids Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Achungo Community Center Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 156,395

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Accountability Counsel United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
AchieveKids United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 28,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Abode Services United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Accountability Counsel United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
AchieveKids United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abode Services United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 761,000

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