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)
Every1 Can Work N/A VA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Voter Participation Center N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Airlink Inc N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Feather River Land Trust N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Food Lifeline N/A WA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
African Communities Together N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Trustees of Dartmouth College N/A NH United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Amanecer Community Counseling Service a Non-Profit Corp. N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Foundation of the University at Presque Isle N/A ME United States Education Donor Advised 2019 135,000
Friends of the Palo Alto Children's Theatre Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Able Works San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400
Generation Citizen Inc N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance Marin CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Vail Health Services Foundation N/A CO United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Voice of the Faithful Inc N/A MA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 1,454,600

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 22,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 9,500
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 1,500
City of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 10,000
City of Palo Alto Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 65,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Committee Advised 2019 25,000
City Year, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 57,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 251,150

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
A Network for Grateful Living, Inc. MA International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
A Wish With Wings, Inc. TX Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
2041 Foundation Incorporated CA Environment Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,100
A New Day Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 34,500
A Woman's Nation CA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 115,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
2430 Arts Alliance CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 27,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
A New Way of Life Reentry Project CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
A Womans Work Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
2430 Arts Alliance CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,750
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 846,625

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Every1 Can Work United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Voter Participation Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Airlink Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Feather River Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Food Lifeline United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
African Communities Together United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Trustees of Dartmouth College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Amanecer Community Counseling Service a Non-Profit Corp. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Foundation of the University at Presque Isle United States Education Donor Advised 2019 135,000
Friends of the Palo Alto Children's Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400
Generation Citizen Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Vail Health Services Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Voice of the Faithful Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 1,454,600

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13280 records found.