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)
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 400
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 451
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Filmmakers Collaborative, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Tsf Incorporated N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 3,333
Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 14,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fremont Freewheelers Race Teamincorporated Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
United We Dream Network, Inc. N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fuller Theological Seminary N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
University of Washington Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Global Minds Initiative Inc N/A PA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Associatio N/A VA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Hebron Food Pantry Inc N/A MA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 1,873,184

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 150,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 460,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Center For Employment Training Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,200
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Center For Employment Training Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 12,017
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Cashion Cultural Legacy Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 1,029,717

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 400
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 451
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Filmmakers Collaborative, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Tony Hawk Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Tsf Incorporated United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 3,333
Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 14,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fremont Freewheelers Race Teamincorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
United We Dream Network, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fuller Theological Seminary United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
University of Washington Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Global Minds Initiative Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Associatio United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Hebron Food Pantry Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 1,873,184

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13280 records found.