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)
Save the Children Federation Inc N/A CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boston Baroque Inc N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Brain Support Network San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Sepsis Alliance N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 500
California Academy of Sciences San Francisco CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Californians Dedicated to Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 100,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Southerners On New Ground N/A GA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Altos Christian Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Chelmsford Police K-9 Unit N/A MA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Choate Rosemary Hall Foundation Incorporated N/A CT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 25,000
Climate Emergency Fund N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Common Cause Education Fund N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 2,401,600

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Contemporary Asian Theater Scene Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Kol Emeth Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,452
Congregation Kol Emeth Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Sinai of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Sinai of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,100
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 9,550
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 -20,000
ConnectSafely Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 327,102

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Achievement First Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
A Breeze of Hope Foundation PA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
A Reaching Hand CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
AAUW-Wa Special Projects Fund WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
100 Black Men of Atlanta Inc GA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
4word TX Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Christian Ministry in the National Parks CO Religion Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
A Safe Place, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 -2,500
ABC House Inc OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
50Can Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2019 120,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
A Safe Place, Inc. MA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 1,022,400

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Save the Children Federation Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boston Baroque Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Brain Support Network United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Sepsis Alliance United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 500
California Academy of Sciences United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Californians Dedicated to Education Foundation United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 100,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Social Good Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Canopy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Southerners On New Ground United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Altos Christian Foundation United States Religion Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Chelmsford Police K-9 Unit United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Choate Rosemary Hall Foundation Incorporated United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 25,000
Climate Emergency Fund United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Common Cause Education Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 2,401,600

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13280 records found.