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 ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Claremont McKenna College N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
St. Catherine of Siena Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Committee of 100 Inc N/A NY United States Immigration Corporate Advised 2019 57,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Stephen J. Wampler Foundation, Inc. N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sunshine Gardens Elementary School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Council of Korean Americans, Inc. N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CuriOdyssey San Mateo CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Do Something, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
East Bay Community Law Center Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500,000
The Gubbio Project, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Edgewood High School Alumni Association Inc N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Tor Project Inc. N/A WA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Fair Oaks Beautification Association Inc San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Firelight Foundation N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 1,791,750

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 672,199
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 21,400
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 170,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Copper's Dream Rescue Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 1,117,399

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Academy for Eating Disorders VA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ace Mentor Program of America Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Access Institute for Psychological Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Achieve Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2019 375,000
ACLU of Montana Foundation Inc MT Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ACCION International MA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Acres, Inc. IN Environment Donor Advised 2019 40,312
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 496,712

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Claremont McKenna College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
St. Catherine of Siena Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Committee of 100 Inc United States Immigration Corporate Advised 2019 57,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Stephen J. Wampler Foundation, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sunshine Gardens Elementary School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Council of Korean Americans, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CuriOdyssey United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Teach for America, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Do Something, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
East Bay Community Law Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500,000
The Gubbio Project, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Edgewood High School Alumni Association Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Tor Project Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Fair Oaks Beautification Association Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Firelight Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 1,791,750

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13280 records found.