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)
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 400
Chelmsford High School All Sports Boosters Club Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Chinese for Affirmative Action San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Clean Oceans Project N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Emanu-El San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Stern Grove Festival Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Supporting Initiatives to Redistribute Unused Medicine-Sirum Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 160,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Custom Made Theatre Company, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,800
The Bridge Restoration Ministry N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Doc Society Inc N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
EdSurge San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 700,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 1,069,250

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
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
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 25,000
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 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
Page SUM 118,250

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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 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 14,500
Academir Charter School Preparatory FL Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
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
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Academy for Eating Disorders VA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Achieve Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2019 375,000
ACLU of Montana Foundation Inc MT Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Access Institute for Psychological Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 508,900

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12650 records found.
Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Catholic Charities of San Jose United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 400
Chelmsford High School All Sports Boosters Club Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Chinese for Affirmative Action United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Clean Oceans Project United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Emanu-El United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Stern Grove Festival Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Supporting Initiatives to Redistribute Unused Medicine-Sirum United States Health Donor Advised 2019 160,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Custom Made Theatre Company, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Teach for America, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,800
The Bridge Restoration Ministry United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Doc Society Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
EdSurge United States Education Donor Advised 2019 700,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 1,069,250

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13280 records found.