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)
Per Scholas Inc N/A NY United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 9,100
Yale University N/A CT United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Families for Justice as Healing Inc N/A MA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250,000
National Day Laborer Organizing Network N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
NextFlex Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 24,500
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Impact Justice Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Pragathi N/A TX United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church Santa Clara CA United States Donor Advised 2018 13,400
Centennial State Ballet N/A CO United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Mass Design Group N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 9,100
Acumen Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Bayshore Christian Ministries San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 8,500
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Illinois Institute of Technology N/A IL United States Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,277,850

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mentor Tutor Connection Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
El Camino Youth Symphony Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Family Supportive Housing, Inc. Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
California Institute for Medical Research Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
California Youth Symphony Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Housing Choices Coalition for Persons with Developmental Dis Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Uplift Family Services Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 463,500

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Per Scholas Inc United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 9,100
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Families for Justice as Healing Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250,000
National Day Laborer Organizing Network United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
NextFlex United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 24,500
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Impact Justice United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Pragathi United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church United States Donor Advised 2018 13,400
Centennial State Ballet United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Mass Design Group United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 9,100
Acumen Fund, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Bayshore Christian Ministries United States Education Donor Advised 2018 8,500
San Francisco Unified School District United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Illinois Institute of Technology United States Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,277,850

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13110 records found.