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)
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
Center for Popular Research, Education and Policy Contra Costa CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Bay Area Rescue Mission Contra Costa CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 300
West Contra Costa Public Education Fund Contra Costa CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate 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
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
All in Need Family Support Contra Costa CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 300
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
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
Kristi Yamaguchi Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Youth 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
St. Perpetua Parish Contra Costa CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 300,100

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Center for Popular Research, Education and Policy Contra Costa Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Bay Area Rescue Mission Contra Costa Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 300
West Contra Costa Public Education Fund Contra Costa General Nonprofit Support Corporate 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
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
All in Need Family Support Contra Costa General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 300
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
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
Kristi Yamaguchi Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa Youth 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
St. Perpetua Parish Contra Costa Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 300,100

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Adirondack Land Trust Inc NY Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Abolitionist Law Center PA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Achungo Community Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Action Ministries Inc GA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Administrators of The Tulane Educational Fund LA Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Page SUM 452,500

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Animal Equality United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Anthony Manning Kunin Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
American Radium Society Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 35,000
Arab American Family Services United States Immigration Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Amigos for Christ United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Andersen Tax Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Animal Equality Germany e.V. Germany Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 425,000
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American River Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Arab Medical Association Against Cancer Egypt Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American University in Cairo United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Amnesty International of the USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Anderson Ranch Arts Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Animal Equality Italia Italy Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 840,000
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Amnesty International of the USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 1,863,400

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13280 records found.