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)
Self-Help for the Elderly San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 11,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sigma Kappa Foundation, Inc. N/A IN United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 23,368
Canine Angels Service Teams N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Catchafire, Inc. N/A NY United States Other Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 120,000
Southern Oregon Humane Society N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Center for Science in the Public Interest N/A DC United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 300
Charles Armstrong School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,500
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia N/A PA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Colorectal Cancer Alliance Inc N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
StartOut San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
CorStone N/A MD United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 85,000
Tau Beta Pi Association Inc N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. N/A DC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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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
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Curriki Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 164,600
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 1,000,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 2,200,699

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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 1,500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
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 60,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
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 25,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Accion Latina CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
AchieveKids CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 18,945
Acres, Inc. IN Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Self-Help for the Elderly United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 11,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
California State Parks Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sigma Kappa Foundation, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 23,368
Canine Angels Service Teams United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Catchafire, Inc. United States Other Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 120,000
Southern Oregon Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Center for Science in the Public Interest United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 300
Charles Armstrong School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,500
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Colorectal Cancer Alliance Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Community Initiatives United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
StartOut United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
Congregation Beth Am United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
CorStone United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 85,000
Tau Beta Pi Association Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 373,668

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13280 records found.