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)
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Lazarex Cancer Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Sciences Committee Advised 2019 70,000
Matriculate Inc N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 6,850
Cascade Pacific Resource Conservation and Development N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 650
Center For Employment Training Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 12,017
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Midpeninsula Community Media Center Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Children's Day School Inc San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 20,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
National Center for Youth Law Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
North Hawaii Community Hospital, Inc. N/A HI United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
OCJ Kids N/A AZ United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 499,517

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,800
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,720
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 7,200
Comunidad Para Baja California Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Congregation Emek Beracha Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Etz Chayim Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Congregation Etz Chayim Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Congregation Kol Emeth Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,452
Contemporary Asian Theater Scene Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Kol Emeth Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Sinai of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Sinai of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 98,672

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
A Safe Place, Inc. MA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Abigail Alliance for Better Access to Developmental Drugs VA Health Donor Advised 2019 750
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
5P Society CA Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
A Safe Place, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
7Element Atheletics Inc TN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
A Future for Every Child CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
A Sanctuary for Military Families Inc CO Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 100,300

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Lazarex Cancer Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Los Altos Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Inc United States Sciences Committee Advised 2019 70,000
Matriculate Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 6,850
Cascade Pacific Resource Conservation and Development United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 650
Center For Employment Training United States Education Donor Advised 2019 12,017
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Midpeninsula Community Media Center Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Children's Day School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 20,000
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
National Center for Youth Law United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
New Door Ventures United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
North Hawaii Community Hospital, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
OCJ Kids United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 499,517

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13280 records found.