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)
March of Dimes Inc. N/A GA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Mentor Tutor Connection Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mission High Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Motivating Inspiring Supporting and Serving Sexually Exploit N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
National Forest Foundation N/A MT United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
New Venture Fund N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 338,000
Notre Dame High School San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 57,240
On Being Project N/A MN United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Outreach Inc N/A IA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Parent-Faculty-Student Organization Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400
Peninsula Arts Guild Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
42nd Street Moon San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 1,471,640

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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 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
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
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Chopsticks Alley Art Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Christ Community Church of Milpitas Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Christian Church of Los Gatos Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 278,750

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
42nd Street Moon CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
88bikes WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
A Public Space Literary Projects Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
AAUW of Oregon Special Projects Fund OR Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
4word TX Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Breeze of Hope Foundation PA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
A Reaching Hand CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
AAUW-Wa Special Projects Fund WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
100 Black Men of Atlanta Inc GA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
50Can Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2019 120,000
A Christian Ministry in the National Parks CO Religion Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
A Safe Place, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 -2,500
ABC House Inc OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
5P Society CA Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 332,950

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
March of Dimes Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Mentor Tutor Connection United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mission High Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Motivating Inspiring Supporting and Serving Sexually Exploit United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
National Forest Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Nature Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
New Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 338,000
Notre Dame High School San Jose United States Education Donor Advised 2019 57,240
On Being Project United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Outreach Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Parent-Faculty-Student Organization United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400
Peninsula Arts Guild United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
42nd Street Moon United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 1,471,640

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13280 records found.