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)
Samaritan Village N/A CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
San Mateo Police Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
A Shot for Life Incorporated N/A MA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Broad Institute Inc N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
California Fire Foundation N/A CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Sherman Elementary School N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Campbell Union High School District Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Carson Tahoe SPCA N/A NV United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Center for Asian Americans United for Self-Empowerment Inc N/A CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Solve N/A OR United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
CHAC Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Childfund International USA N/A VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,004
Cinnamongirl Inc. Alameda CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,800
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,720
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 7,200
Comunidad Para Baja California Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Congregation Emek Beracha Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Etz Chayim Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Congregation Etz Chayim Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Congregation Kol Emeth Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,452
Contemporary Asian Theater Scene Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Kol Emeth Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Sinai of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Sinai of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Act Inc IA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abrazos & Books CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
A Home Within, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -750
A Walk on Water Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
1951 Coffee Company CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 300
A Home Within, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -750
A Wider Bridge CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
1M1B Foundation NV Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,100
A Network for Grateful Living, Inc. MA International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 207,300

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Samaritan Village United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
San Mateo Police Activities League United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
A Shot for Life Incorporated United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Broad Institute Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
California Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Sherman Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Campbell Union High School District United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Carson Tahoe SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Center for Asian Americans United for Self-Empowerment Inc United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Solve United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
CHAC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Childfund International USA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,004
Cinnamongirl Inc. United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 640,404

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13280 records found.