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, and corporate 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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Friends of the Earth N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
United States Olympic Committee N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Irvine Foundation N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 500
Gathering for Women - Monterey N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Glasswing International USA N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,466
Utah Film Center N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Vital Voices Global Partnership Inc N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 65,000
Govern For America Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 24,000
H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute Foundation N/A FL United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
West Contra Costa Public Education Fund Contra Costa CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Windsor Elementary School N/A SC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Haven of Hope, Inc. N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Him for Her Inc Alameda CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Houston Immigration Legal Services Collaborative N/A TX United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 6,300
Ignite Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
International Society for Technology in Education N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Page SUM 1,857,216

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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 5,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,080
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 46,500
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 60,000
AchieveKids Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 327,230

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Friends of the Earth United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
United States Olympic Committee United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Irvine Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 500
Gathering for Women - Monterey United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Glasswing International USA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,466
Utah Film Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Vital Voices Global Partnership Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 65,000
Govern For America Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 24,000
H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
West Contra Costa Public Education Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Windsor Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Haven of Hope, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Him for Her Inc United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Houston Immigration Legal Services Collaborative United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 6,300
Ignite United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
International Society for Technology in Education United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Page SUM 1,857,216

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13280 records found.