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)
WeHOPE Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 85,000
Houston Food Bank N/A TX United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Ignite Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
BlackFem Inc N/A KY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
William Jessup University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
World Dance for Humanity N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
International Society for Technology in Education N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Arden Wood Inc. San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Journey Church on the Common N/A MA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Basketball to Uplift the Youth Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Kilohana Kai N/A HI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
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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 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
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Curriki Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 164,600
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 1,000,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Copper's Dream Rescue Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 200
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
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 170,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
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 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
Page SUM 1,670,050

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Achievement First Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Adirondack Land Trust Inc NY Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Administrators of The Tulane Educational Fund LA Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Action Ministries Inc GA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 1,098,400

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
WeHOPE United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 85,000
Houston Food Bank United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Ignite United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
BlackFem Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
William Jessup University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
World Dance for Humanity United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
International Society for Technology in Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Arden Wood Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Journey Church on the Common United States Religion Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Basketball to Uplift the Youth Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Kilohana Kai United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Liahona Motu Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 471,200

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13280 records found.