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)
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
African Diaspora Network Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Alta Loma High School Alumni Association N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Able Works San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Prisoners Legal Services of New York Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 170,000
Public Allies Silicon Valley N/A WI United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,021
Right to the City Alliance Inc N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Carlos Educational Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
San Mateo-Foster City Community Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 100,000
ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum N/A OR United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Shri Radhika Center for Education, Inc N/A FL United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 350
Sistema Infantil Teleton USA N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 378,079

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
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
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
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 220,750

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
5P Society CA Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
A Safe Place, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
7Element Atheletics Inc TN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
A Future for Every Child CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
A Sanctuary for Military Families Inc CO Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
1000 Friends of Oregon OR Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
826 National CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
826 Valencia CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
A Home Within, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -1,500
A Shot for Life Incorporated MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Ability Experience NC Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
18 Reasons CA Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 42,700

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
2430 Arts Alliance United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 27,000
Pacific Stroke Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Peninsula Family Connections United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
People Acting in Community Together Inc United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 60,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Point Reyes Bird Observatory United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Providence Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Rainforest Action Network United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Regents of the University of California United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,403,408
ReSurge International United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 900
Saint Paul Catholic Center United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,400
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
East Bay Nsbe Jr Chapter United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
San Jose Taiko Group Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,200
Sawtooth Society Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 2,815,158

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