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)
Spartan Foundation Inc. Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Sustainable Conservation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Team Esface Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 350
Episcopal Relief and Development N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Aurora Theatre Company Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul Santa Clara CA United States Religion Committee Advised 2019 2,000
The UC Davis Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Third Sector New England, Inc. N/A MA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Travis Manion Foundation N/A PA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
UC Santa Cruz Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 39,000
United Nations Association of NY N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation Inc. N/A MD United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Upsolve Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 11,750
Vilcap, Inc. N/A DC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
Battery Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 1,553,550

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 46,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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 15,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
AchieveKids Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
AchieveKids Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 18,945
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
AchieveKids Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
AchieveKids Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 241,345

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Spartan Foundation Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Sustainable Conservation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Team Esface Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 350
Episcopal Relief and Development United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Aurora Theatre Company United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul United States Religion Committee Advised 2019 2,000
The UC Davis Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Third Sector New England, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Travis Manion Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
UC Santa Cruz Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 39,000
United Nations Association of NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Upsolve Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 11,750
Vilcap, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
Battery Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 1,553,550

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