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)
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 600
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 1,500
St Marys Home N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,000
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,500
The Specialized Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights N/A IL United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 600
UnCommon Law Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 149,741
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,650,000
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,780
Van Ness Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Voter Registration Project N/A DC United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wheelock College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Women Make Movies N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Wounded Warriors Family Support, Inc. N/A NE United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Magic Theatre Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 2,620,311

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 6,037
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 300
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,500
Chopsticks Alley Art Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Christ Community Church of Milpitas Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Christian Church of Los Gatos Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Churchill Club Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Churchill Club Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,150
Cinequest, Inc. Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 121,487

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
A Public Space Literary Projects Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
AAUW of Oregon Special Projects Fund OR Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
42nd Street Moon CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Kitsap Sexual Assault Center WA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Kitten Central of Placer County Incorporated CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 410
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Page SUM 257,660

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 600
Enterprise for Youth United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 1,500
St Marys Home United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,000
The Nueva School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,500
The Specialized Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Tipping Point Community United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 600
UnCommon Law United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 149,741
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,650,000
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,780
Van Ness Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Voter Registration Project United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wheelock College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Women Make Movies United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Wounded Warriors Family Support, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Los Altos Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Magic Theatre Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 2,620,311

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13280 records found.