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, and corporate 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)
Boston Cares Inc N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 11,250
Contra Costa Jewish Day School Contra Costa CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Crisis Text Line N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,250,000
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Save the Bay Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 250
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Elementary Institute of Science N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Silicon Valley De-Bug Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance N/A UT United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
FJC N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Friends of Idaho Public Television Inc N/A ID United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Game Changers Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 1,547,400

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 21,800
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 83,383
Tri-Valley Haven for Women Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Thousand Currents Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Theatre First Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
The Tenacity Project, Inc. Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Stride Center Alameda Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
The Human Utility Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 766,383

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Year Up Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 550,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
WQED Multimedia PA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,300
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Wreaths Across America ME Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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 225,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Page SUM 1,373,048

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boston Cares Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 11,250
Contra Costa Jewish Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Crisis Text Line United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,250,000
San Jose Museum of Art Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Save the Bay United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Day Worker Center of Mountain View United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 250
Downtown Streets, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Elementary Institute of Science United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Silicon Valley De-Bug United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Social Good Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
FJC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Friends of Idaho Public Television Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Game Changers Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 1,547,400

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13280 records found.