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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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 ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
South Creek Church N/A MO United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Center for Innovative Governance Research N/A DC United States Community Development Committee Advised 2019 60,000
Charge Across Town Inc San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Community High School Foundation, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -5,000
StandUp for Kids Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 750
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,100
Cornerstones Inc N/A VA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 1,250
Sundance Institute N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Tahirih Justice Center N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
St Marys Center Alameda CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,200
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
DYF Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Shalom Hartman Institute of North America N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 338,300

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sustainable Economies Law Center Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Street Level Health Project Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 300
Street Level Health Project Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Star Struck Productions Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Stagebridge Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Stagebridge Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Mary's Center Alameda Other Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St Marys Center Alameda Other Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Sovereign Order of Malta - Western Association Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Squashdrive Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Smartmeme, Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 252,200

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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 225,000
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 5,000
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
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Yellow Ribbon Fund Inc MD Community Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 908,700

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
South Creek Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Castilleja School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Center for Innovative Governance Research United States Community Development Committee Advised 2019 60,000
Charge Across Town Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
College Track United States Education Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Community High School Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -5,000
StandUp for Kids United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 750
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,100
Cornerstones Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 1,250
Sundance Institute United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Tahirih Justice Center United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Crystal Springs Uplands School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
St Marys Center United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,200
The Nueva School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
DYF United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Shalom Hartman Institute of North America United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 338,300

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13280 records found.