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 Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Valley Verde Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Voter Registration Project N/A DC United States Other Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Grantmakers in Health N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,875
Westmont High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Women Helping Women N/A CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Holt International Children's Services Inc N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Human Rights Campaign Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. N/A KS United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Immigrant Legal Resource Center San Francisco CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Institute for Public Accuracy N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Iowa State University Foundation N/A IA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Junior State of America Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 66,500
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
LEAD Elementary San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 648,025

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sustainable Economies Law Center Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Street Level Health Project Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 300
Street Level Health Project Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Star Struck Productions Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Stagebridge Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Stagebridge Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Mary's Center Alameda Other Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St Marys Center Alameda Other Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Sovereign Order of Malta - Western Association Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Squashdrive Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Smartmeme, Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 279,300

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Wreaths Across America ME Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,548
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Wu Yee Children's Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 225,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yellow Barn Inc VT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 887,248

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Valley Verde United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Voter Registration Project United States Other Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Grantmakers in Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,875
Westmont High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Women Helping Women United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Holt International Children's Services Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Human Rights Campaign Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Immigrant Legal Resource Center United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Institute for Public Accuracy United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Iowa State University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Junior State of America Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 66,500
KIPP Bay Area Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
LEAD Elementary United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Los Altos Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 648,025

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13280 records found.