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)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
School of Arts and Culture at MHP Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Bring Change 2 Mind San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
California Family Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
She Wins A NJ Nonprofit Corporation N/A NJ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Caminar San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Carmelite Monastery of the Infant Jesus Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Solar Electric Light Fund N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A IL United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Center for American Progress N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
CFLeads N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 5,000
Child Mind Institute Inc N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Church of God N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 275
Code for Science and Society Inc N/A OR United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Community Cycling Center N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Community Solutions International Inc N/A NY United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Strides for Life Colon Cancer Foundation San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 535,825

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Friends of the Oakland Public Library Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 335
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 525
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,600
The Education Trust Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Expanding Your Horizons Network Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,500
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,500
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 400
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 600
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,200
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 7,500
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
The Allen Temple Leadership Institute Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
The Cancer League Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Cancer League Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 105,860

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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 5,000
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 35,000
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
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
Yampa Valley Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellow Ribbon Fund Inc MD Community Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 675,448

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
School of Arts and Culture at MHP United States Arts & Culture Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Bring Change 2 Mind United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
California Family Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
She Wins A NJ Nonprofit Corporation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Caminar United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Carmelite Monastery of the Infant Jesus United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Solar Electric Light Fund United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Advocates for the West Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Center for American Progress United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
CFLeads United States General Nonprofit Support Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 5,000
Child Mind Institute Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Church of God United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 275
Code for Science and Society Inc United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Community Cycling Center United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Community Solutions International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Strides for Life Colon Cancer Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 540,825

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13280 records found.