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 ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Casa Jojo Foundation N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Center for Constitutional Rights, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Chalkbeat, Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,850
Children at Risk Inc N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 19,000
Citizens Climate Education Corp. N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Collective Impact San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Community Foundation of San Joaquin Inc N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 350,000
Compass High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Success Academy Charter Schools Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice N/A CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 21,400
SPUR-San Francisco Bay Are Planning and Urban Research Assoc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Ten Strands Marin CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Education Trust N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 16,500
The Miami Foundation Inc. N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
The Salvation Army Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 978
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Page SUM 629,878

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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 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
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
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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 15,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Copper's Dream Rescue Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 1,117,399

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 250
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Academy for Eating Disorders VA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ace Mentor Program of America Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300
ACLU of Montana Foundation Inc MT Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Access Institute for Psychological Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Achieve Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2019 375,000
Acres, Inc. IN Environment Donor Advised 2019 40,312
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ACCION International MA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 432,462

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Casa Jojo Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Center for Constitutional Rights, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Chalkbeat, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,850
Children at Risk Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 19,000
Citizens Climate Education Corp. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Collective Impact United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Community Foundation of San Joaquin Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 350,000
Compass High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Success Academy Charter Schools Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 21,400
SPUR-San Francisco Bay Are Planning and Urban Research Assoc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Ten Strands United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Education Trust United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 16,500
The Miami Foundation Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
The Salvation Army United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 978
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Page SUM 629,878

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13280 records found.