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 descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
University of Illinois Foundation N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Girls Incorporated of New York City N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Uplift Family Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Vida Verde Nature Education San Mateo CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2019 4,400
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Greeninfo Network Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc N/A NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Water Org Inc N/A MO United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Wilderness Society San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Heritage Foundation N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Hood River County School District Foundation Inc N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2019 900
Woodside Parents Nursery School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Humane Society of the United States N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Zion Christian Ministries N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 700
International Documentary Association Inc. N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
James Lick High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 650
Kara Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 110,350

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Cupertino Educational Endowment Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 300
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
Page SUM 912,099

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Act Inc IA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Active Minds Inc DC Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abundant Grace Coastside Worker CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Academir Charter School Preparatory FL Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 250
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Academy for Eating Disorders VA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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 300
Page SUM 1,636,850

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12650 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
University of Illinois Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Girls Incorporated of New York City United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Uplift Family Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Vida Verde Nature Education United States Environment Committee Advised 2019 4,400
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Greeninfo Network United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Water Org Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Wilderness Society United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Heritage Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Hood River County School District Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 900
Woodside Parents Nursery School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Humane Society of the United States United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Zion Christian Ministries United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 700
International Documentary Association Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
James Lick High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 650
Kara United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 110,350

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13280 records found.