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)
Beautiful Day Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
San Jose Jazz Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sarah Lawrence College N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bodhi Tree Concerts N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Boys and Girls Club of the Twin Cities N/A MN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 60,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Sempervirens Fund Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 -130,000
Silent Bot Deadly STEM Education Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Southern Oregon University Foundation N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Center for the Collaborative Classroom Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Charles River Conservancy Inc N/A MA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Children's Shelter of Hope Foundation N/A CO United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Civil Rights Corps N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
St. Augustine's Episcopal Chapel N/A TN United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 18,000
ColorOfChange.org Education Fund, Inc. Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Page SUM 2,187,400

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
City Year, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 57,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 220,750

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
50Can Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2019 120,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
A Safe Place, Inc. MA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
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
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 500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
826 National CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Future for Every Child CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
A Sanctuary for Military Families Inc CO Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 185,450

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Beautiful Day United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
San Jose Jazz United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sarah Lawrence College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bodhi Tree Concerts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Boys and Girls Club of the Twin Cities United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 60,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Sempervirens Fund United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
California State Parks Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 -130,000
Silent Bot Deadly STEM Education Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Canine Companions for Independence United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Southern Oregon University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Center for the Collaborative Classroom United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Charles River Conservancy Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Children's Shelter of Hope Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Civil Rights Corps United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
St. Augustine's Episcopal Chapel United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 18,000
ColorOfChange.org Education Fund, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Page SUM 2,187,400

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13280 records found.