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 State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Bring Change 2 Mind San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
California Family Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
She Wins A NJ Nonprofit Corporation N/A NJ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Caminar San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Carmelite Monastery of the Infant Jesus Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Solar Electric Light Fund N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Center for American Progress N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Child Mind Institute Inc N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Church of God N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 275
Code for Science and Society Inc N/A OR United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Community Solutions International Inc N/A NY United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Strides for Life Colon Cancer Foundation San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Contra Costa Jewish Day School Contra Costa CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Crisis Text Line N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,250,000
Page SUM 1,834,825

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Bring Change 2 Mind San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2019 250
California Family Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 500
She Wins A NJ Nonprofit Corporation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Caminar San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Carmelite Monastery of the Infant Jesus Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Solar Electric Light Fund N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Center for American Progress N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Child Mind Institute Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Church of God N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 275
Code for Science and Society Inc N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Community Solutions International Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Strides for Life Colon Cancer Foundation San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Contra Costa Jewish Day School Contra Costa Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Crisis Text Line N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 1,250,000
Page SUM 1,834,825

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Supporting Initiatives to Redistribute Unused Medicine-Sirum CA Health Donor Advised 2019 18,300
Center for Youth Wellness CA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Achungo Community Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Christopher Newport University Educational Foundation Inc VA Education Donor Advised 2019 -30,000
Code for America Labs CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Community Center for the Arts WY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Community Solutions International Inc NY Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Catholic Community Foundation of Santa Clara County CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Jazz Gallery NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 672,199
Democracy Now Productions, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Teach for America, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
The Primary School - East Palo Alto CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,200
The UCLA Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Tidepool Project CA Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Duke University NC Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Truckee Tahoe Community Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. MA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 1,029,899

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Bring Change 2 Mind United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
California Family Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
She Wins A NJ Nonprofit Corporation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Caminar United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Carmelite Monastery of the Infant Jesus United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Solar Electric Light Fund United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Center for American Progress United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Child Mind Institute Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Church of God United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 275
Code for Science and Society Inc United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Community Solutions International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Strides for Life Colon Cancer Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Contra Costa Jewish Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Crisis Text Line United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,250,000
Page SUM 1,834,825

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13280 records found.