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)
Sierra Watch N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sobrato Early Academic Language Program Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,500,000
Cancer Research Fund Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Foundation N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castle Air Museum Foundation Incorporated N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Southern Methodist University N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Center for Renewable Energy & Appropriate Technology for the N/A OR United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Charity Global Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 60,032
Children's Hospital Corporation N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 200,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Colorado Office of the Governor N/A CO United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 135,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Stargate Charter School N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Adat Yeshurun N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 6,500
CorpsAfrica N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 -5,000
Talkingpoints San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. N/A DC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 350
Cupertino Educational Endowment Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Digital Nest Inc. N/A CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Page SUM 4,274,282

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 46,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 275,050

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sierra Watch United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sobrato Early Academic Language Program United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,500,000
Cancer Research Fund Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castle Air Museum Foundation Incorporated United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Southern Methodist University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Center for Renewable Energy & Appropriate Technology for the United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Charity Global Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 60,032
Children's Hospital Corporation United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 200,000
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Colorado Office of the Governor United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 135,000
Community Initiatives United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Stargate Charter School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Adat Yeshurun United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 6,500
CorpsAfrica United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 -5,000
Talkingpoints United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 350
Cupertino Educational Endowment United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Digital Nest Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Page SUM 4,274,282

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13280 records found.