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)
California Community Builders Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
SETI Institute Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Camelot Equestrian Park Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Care and Share Inc N/A CO United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Catholic Relief Services, Inc. N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
Centre for Effective Altruism USA Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 452,812
ChickTech N/A NC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Coastside Hope San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Commonwealth Club of California San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
St. Ignatius Loyola Parish N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Street Level Health Project Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 300
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Conservatives for Criminal Justice Reform N/A NC United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sustainable Conservation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Creating Hope International N/A MI United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Daraja Education Fund Marin CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 1,147,912

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 672,199
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 21,400
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Curriki Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 164,600
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Copper's Dream Rescue Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 200
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 170,000
Page SUM 1,266,999

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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 60,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ACCION International MA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
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 25,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Accion Latina CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education 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
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Accountability Counsel CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 240,807

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
California Community Builders Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
SETI Institute United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Camelot Equestrian Park Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Care and Share Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Catholic Relief Services, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
Centre for Effective Altruism USA Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 452,812
ChickTech United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Coastside Hope United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Commonwealth Club of California United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
St. Ignatius Loyola Parish United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Street Level Health Project United States Health Donor Advised 2019 300
Community School of Music and Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Conservatives for Criminal Justice Reform United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sustainable Conservation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Creating Hope International United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Daraja Education Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 1,147,912

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13280 records found.