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 Countysort ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Rewire Community Contra Costa CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Fresh Approach Contra Costa CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc Contra Costa CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
West Contra Costa Public Education Fund Contra Costa CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation Contra Costa 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
West Contra Costa Public Education Fund Contra Costa CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Lafayette Partners in Education Contra Costa CA United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
California Reentry Institute Contra Costa CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
California Reentry Institute Contra Costa CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Live Now Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Kristi Yamaguchi Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 465,500

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Rewire Community Contra Costa Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation Contra Costa Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Fresh Approach Contra Costa Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc Contra Costa Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
West Contra Costa Public Education Fund Contra Costa General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation Contra Costa Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
West Contra Costa Public Education Fund Contra Costa General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Lafayette Partners in Education Contra Costa Other Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
California Reentry Institute Contra Costa Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
California Reentry Institute Contra Costa Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Live Now Inc. Contra Costa Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Kristi Yamaguchi Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 465,500

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Access Institute for Psychological Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 90,000
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 500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
ACCION International MA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Acres, Inc. IN Environment Donor Advised 2019 40,312
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Accion Latina CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
AchieveKids CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 18,945
Acres, Inc. IN Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 534,057

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Animal Equality United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 215,000
Annunciation House Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
American Promise Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,800
Ara Institute of Canterbury New Zealand Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,800
American University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Amherst College Trustees United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Animal Equality United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Anthony Manning Kunin Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
American Radium Society Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 35,000
Arab American Family Services United States Immigration Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Amigos de Guadalupe Center for Justice and Empowerment United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 1,000
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Animal Equality Germany e.V. Germany Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 425,000
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American River Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Arab Medical Association Against Cancer Egypt Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American University in Cairo United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Amigos for Christ United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Page SUM 1,216,800

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13280 records found.