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)
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Eye to Eye, Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Feminist Majority Foundation N/A VA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Underground Museum N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 41,754
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Friends of York University, Inc. N/A DC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
University of the Pacific N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Georgetown University N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Grassroots Leadership Inc N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Vanderbilt University N/A TN United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Voter Registration Project Education Fund N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A CO United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
HealthRIGHT 360 San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Whole Armour International Church N/A MA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,300
Page SUM 2,018,504

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,100
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 71,500
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
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
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 139,400

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
10 Books A Home CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
350 Silicon Valley CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Place Called Home CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
418 Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
A Place to Turn Inc MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. TN Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
418 Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
826LA CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
A Precious Child Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
AAUW Florida Supporting Foundation Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 212,400

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Eye to Eye, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Tipping Point Community United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Feminist Majority Foundation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Underground Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 41,754
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Friends of York University, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
University of the Pacific United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Georgetown University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Grassroots Leadership Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Vanderbilt University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Voter Registration Project Education Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
HealthRIGHT 360 United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Whole Armour International Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,300
Page SUM 2,018,504

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13280 records found.