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)
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 103,076
Foundation for the Mid South N/A MS United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,700
Friends of the Israel Defense Forces N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
University of California San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
The Volunteer Center Serving San Francisco and San Mateo Cou San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 284,446
Father Flanagans Boys Home N/A NE United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Food Finders Inc N/A CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Foundation for the Mid South N/A MS United States Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
Friends of the Israel Defense Forces San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,200
United Way Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of California San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 431,250
University of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 14,000
Gay Pride Celebration Committee of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Glaucoma Research Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Utah Film Center N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Bulamu International Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Governor Dummer Academy N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 874,122

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 80,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,050
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 300
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,050
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Dream Catchers Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Dream Catchers Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Dress for Success San Francisco Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Page SUM 237,675

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Accountability Counsel CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 28,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc NC Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Achievement First Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Achievement First Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Page SUM 1,149,000

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York United States Education Donor Advised 2019 103,076
Foundation for the Mid South United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,700
Friends of the Israel Defense Forces United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
University of California San Francisco United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
The Volunteer Center Serving San Francisco and San Mateo Cou United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 284,446
Father Flanagans Boys Home United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Food Finders Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Foundation for the Mid South United States Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
Friends of the Israel Defense Forces United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,200
United Way Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of California San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2019 431,250
University of San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2019 14,000
Gay Pride Celebration Committee of San Jose United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Glaucoma Research Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Utah Film Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Bulamu International United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Governor Dummer Academy United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 874,122

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13280 records found.