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)
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A OR United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Heartland Film, Inc. N/A IN United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Womens International Network for Guatemalan Solutions Inc N/A CO United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Yale University N/A CT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Homeless Garden Project N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Youth Focus Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Impact Justice Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 400,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Jikoji Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Justice In Motion, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Kodava Koota N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Kyle Pease Foundation Inc N/A GA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
League of Women Voters of North & Central San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Los Gatos Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of SC Inc N/A SC United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,250
Meals On Wheels of the Monterey Peninsula Inc N/A CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Comunidad Para Baja California Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Congregation Emek Beracha Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Etz Chayim Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Congregation Etz Chayim Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
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
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
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
Page SUM 340,702

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
A Wider Bridge CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
1M1B Foundation NV Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,100
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 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
Page SUM 838,375

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Heartland Film, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Womens International Network for Guatemalan Solutions Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Homeless Garden Project United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Youth Focus Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Impact Justice United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 400,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Jikoji United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Justice In Motion, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Kodava Koota United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Kyle Pease Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
League of Women Voters of North & Central San Mateo County United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Los Gatos Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of SC Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,250
Meals On Wheels of the Monterey Peninsula Inc United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 590,200

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13280 records found.