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 Countysort ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
West Contra Costa Public Education Fund Contra Costa CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Lafayette Partners in Education Contra Costa CA United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
West Contra Costa Public Education Fund Contra Costa CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Arm of Care Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
California Reentry Institute Contra Costa CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
California Reentry Institute Contra Costa CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Live Now Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Radio Pooya Contra Costa CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Educational Foundation of Orinda Contra Costa CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Kristi Yamaguchi Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Center for Popular Research, Education and Policy Contra Costa CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 330,000

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
West Contra Costa Public Education Fund Contra Costa General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation Contra Costa Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Lafayette Partners in Education Contra Costa Other Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
West Contra Costa Public Education Fund Contra Costa General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Arm of Care Inc. Contra Costa Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
California Reentry Institute Contra Costa Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
California Reentry Institute Contra Costa Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Live Now Inc. Contra Costa Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Radio Pooya Contra Costa International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Educational Foundation of Orinda Contra Costa General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Kristi Yamaguchi Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Center for Popular Research, Education and Policy Contra Costa Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 330,000

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,080
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Abolitionist Law Center PA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Achungo Community Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
About-Face Media Literacy Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 46,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 328,830

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Arab Medical Association Against Cancer Egypt Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Animal Equality Germany e.V. Germany Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 425,000
Americans for Immigrant Justice United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 140,000
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Amnesty International of the USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
American Society for Technion-Israel Institute of Technology United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Animal Equality Italia Italy Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 840,000
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Amnesty International of the USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Animal Haven Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Amor Ministries Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Andrew Charity Association Taiwan (R.O.C.) Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
AmeriCares Foundation, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Page SUM 1,553,950

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13280 records found.