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, and corporate 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)
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2019 4,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Town School for Boys San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
First Church of Christ Scientist Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,250
Turtle Island Restoration Network Marin CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
United in Harmony N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Fresh Approach Contra Costa CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,000
University of Florida N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Girl Scouts of Orange County N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
University School N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Via Rehabilitation Services, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Green Foothills Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Washington University N/A MO United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Wild Plum Center for Young Children and Families Inc N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Woodside Community Foundation San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Year Up Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,548
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Copper's Dream Rescue Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 200
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 170,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 1,670,050

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Accion Latina CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Accountability Counsel CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 28,500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Accountability Counsel CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Achievement First Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc NC Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 433,300

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. United States Environment Committee Advised 2019 4,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Town School for Boys United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
First Church of Christ Scientist United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,250
Turtle Island Restoration Network United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
United in Harmony United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Fresh Approach United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,000
University of Florida United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Girl Scouts of Orange County United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
University School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Via Rehabilitation Services, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Green Foothills Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Washington University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Wild Plum Center for Young Children and Families Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Woodside Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,548
Page SUM 128,798

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13280 records found.