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 Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 800
Aroostook County Action Program, Inc. N/A ME United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,670
Creative Music Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Dasra N/A TX United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 56,784
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Jude School N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Spread the Vote N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church N/A MD United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. Alameda CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Child and Family Research and Training Institute San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
B Lab Company N/A PA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Farm Forward, Inc. N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 166,000
Maya's Hope Foundation Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Broadwater County N/A MT United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Migration Policy Institute N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Page SUM 693,954

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 800
Aroostook County Action Program, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,670
Creative Music Foundation, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Dasra N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 56,784
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Jude School N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Spread the Vote N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. Alameda Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Child and Family Research and Training Institute San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 200
B Lab Company N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Farm Forward, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 166,000
Maya's Hope Foundation Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Broadwater County N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Menlo School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Migration Policy Institute N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Page SUM 693,954

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
American Non-Smokers Rights Foundation CA Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 500
Art Production Fund, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. MA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Association for India's Development, Inc. MD International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Filoli Center CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Forests Forever Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
MLB Uptown LLC TN Human Services Donor Advised 2019 80,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
National Asian Pacific American Womens Forum IL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 4,756
Church World Service Inc IN Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200,000
National Public Radio, Inc. MD Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Foundation for Monterey County CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Oceana, Inc. DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Palo Alto High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc. FL Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 400,006

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 800
Aroostook County Action Program, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,670
Creative Music Foundation, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Dasra United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 56,784
Downtown Streets Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Jude School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Spread the Vote United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Child and Family Research and Training Institute United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
B Lab Company United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Farm Forward, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 166,000
Maya's Hope Foundation Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Broadwater County United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Migration Policy Institute United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Page SUM 693,954

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13280 records found.