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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 253
Squash On Track San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Texas A & M University N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Fistula Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Denison University N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Drueding Center N/A PA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
The Salvation Army Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
EMERGE Fellowship N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 38,550
Everest Public High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Voter Participation Center N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 360,000
Fathers & Families of San Joaquin N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Food for Children Inc N/A NH United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Foundation for Tigard Tualatin Schools N/A OR United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 8,500
Friends of the Longmont Museum N/A CO United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa-USA N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,024
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 874
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,100
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 71,500
Page SUM 185,798

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
1M1B Foundation NV Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 300
A Network for Grateful Living, Inc. MA International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
A Wish With Wings, Inc. TX Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
2041 Foundation Incorporated CA Environment Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,100
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
A New Day Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 34,500
A Woman's Nation CA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 115,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
2430 Arts Alliance CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 27,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
A New Way of Life Reentry Project CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
A Womans Work Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 833,175

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 253
Squash On Track United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Texas A & M University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Fistula Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Denison University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Drueding Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Nature Conservancy of California United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
The Salvation Army United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
EMERGE Fellowship United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 38,550
Everest Public High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Voter Participation Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 360,000
Fathers & Families of San Joaquin United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Food for Children Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Foundation for Tigard Tualatin Schools United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 8,500
Friends of the Longmont Museum United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa-USA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 530,603

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13280 records found.