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)
Women Make Movies N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 6,800
Human Rights First N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Wounded Warriors Family Support, Inc. N/A NE United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Immigrant Legal Resource Center San Francisco CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Institute for the Study of Western Civilization Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Iridescent N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 325,000
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
KIPP Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Association of University Women-Special Projects Fu N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Magic Theatre Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Mavericks Coastside Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Fund for Charities N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,150
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Page SUM 3,019,900

Pages

13280 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 300
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,500
Chopsticks Alley Art Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Christ Community Church of Milpitas Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Christian Church of Los Gatos Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Churchill Club Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Churchill Club Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,150
Cinequest, Inc. Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Circlesorg Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 131,200

Pages

13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
1M1B Foundation NV Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
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
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Kitsap Sexual Assault Center WA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Kitten Central of Placer County Incorporated CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 410
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 192,460

Pages

12650 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Women Make Movies United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 6,800
Human Rights First United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Wounded Warriors Family Support, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Immigrant Legal Resource Center United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Institute for the Study of Western Civilization United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Iridescent United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 325,000
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Junipero Serra High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
KIPP Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Los Altos Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Association of University Women-Special Projects Fu United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Magic Theatre Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Mavericks Coastside Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Fund for Charities United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,150
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Page SUM 3,019,900

Pages

13280 records found.