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)
Saint Ann's School N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bishop Gadsden Episcopal Retirement Community N/A SC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
San Jose News Bureau N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Save the Harbor Save the Bay Inc Boston Fish Pier N/A MA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Building Skills Partnership N/A CA United States Workforce Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 60,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Sequoia Hospital Foundation San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
California Native Plant Society N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 80,000
Social Profit Network San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 70,000
Capital & Main N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Central American Resource Center Carecen of Northern Califor San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Spanish Peaks Community Foundation N/A MT United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Chi Am Circle, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Christ Centered Counseling N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
ClinWiki N/A NC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Page SUM 952,700

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 7,200
Comunidad Para Baja California Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Congregation Emek Beracha Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Etz Chayim Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Congregation Etz Chayim Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Congregation Kol Emeth Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,452
Contemporary Asian Theater Scene Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Kol Emeth Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Sinai of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Sinai of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Page SUM 343,902

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
50Can Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2019 120,000
A Christian Ministry in the National Parks CO Religion Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
A Safe Place, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 -2,500
Abigail Alliance for Better Access to Developmental Drugs VA Health Donor Advised 2019 750
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
5P Society CA Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
A Safe Place, Inc. MA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
7Element Atheletics Inc TN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
A Safe Place, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
1000 Friends of Oregon OR Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
826 National CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 181,950

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Saint Ann's School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bishop Gadsden Episcopal Retirement Community United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
San Jose News Bureau United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Save the Harbor Save the Bay Inc Boston Fish Pier United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Building Skills Partnership United States Workforce Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 60,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Sequoia Hospital Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
California Native Plant Society United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 80,000
Social Profit Network United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 70,000
Capital & Main United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Central American Resource Center Carecen of Northern Califor United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Spanish Peaks Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Chi Am Circle, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Christ Centered Counseling United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
ClinWiki United States Education Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Page SUM 952,700

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13280 records found.