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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Think Zambia Foundation N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,275
Remote Energy N/A WA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 9,500
University of Washington N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 372,900
Elements of Education Partners N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
SOS Health Services of Walla Walla N/A WA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
International Association for Cryptologic Research N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
88bikes N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of Washington N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Elements of Education Partners N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Seattle Art Museum N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education N/A WA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
International Association for Cryptologic Research N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
University of Washington Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project N/A WA United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 850
Elements of Education Partners N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Seattle Children's Playgarden N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education N/A WA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
AAUW-Wa Special Projects Fund N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Casa Latina N/A WA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 500
Lakeside School N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 525,925

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
African American Community Service Agency Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
African American Community Services Agency Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
African Diaspora Network Santa Clara International Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
African Diaspora Network Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Adrian C. Wilcox High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
AchieveKids Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 60,000
AchieveKids Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 18,945
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
AchieveKids Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
AchieveKids Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 223,995

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Achieve Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 375,000
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Acres, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 40,312
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
ACCION International United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
Addis Ababa University Ethiopia Education Donor Advised 2019 46,607
AchieveKids United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Acres, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Accion Latina United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
Addis Ababa University Ethiopia Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
AchieveKids United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 18,945
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Accountability Counsel United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,080
AchieveKids United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 522,144

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