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 ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cristosal Inc. N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Square Peg Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Tesseract Research Center Inc. N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
The Exploratorium San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent San Francisco CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,500
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
The Salvation Army Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Father Bills & Mainspring Inc N/A MA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Food Chain Workers Alliance N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 103,076
Foundation for the Mid South N/A MS United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,700
Friends of the Israel Defense Forces N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
University of California San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Gay Pride Celebration Committee of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Glaucoma Research Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Utah Film Center N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
City of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 10,000
City of Palo Alto Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 65,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Committee Advised 2019 25,000
City Year, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 57,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,500
Chopsticks Alley Art Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Christ Community Church of Milpitas Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 478,250

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
AAUW Florida Supporting Foundation Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
42nd Street Moon CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
88bikes WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
A Public Space Literary Projects Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
AAUW of Oregon Special Projects Fund OR Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
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 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 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 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 10,000
Page SUM 346,750

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cristosal Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Square Peg Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Tesseract Research Center Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
The Exploratorium United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,500
The Nature Conservancy of California United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
The Salvation Army United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Father Bills & Mainspring Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Food Chain Workers Alliance United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York United States Education Donor Advised 2019 103,076
Foundation for the Mid South United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,700
Friends of the Israel Defense Forces United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
University of California San Francisco United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Gay Pride Celebration Committee of San Jose United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Glaucoma Research Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Utah Film Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 470,676

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13280 records found.