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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Corporation of Gonzaga University N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Big Life Foundation USA N/A WA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Kitsap Sexual Assault Center N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
South King County Food Coalition N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Franklin Elementary School PTO N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Equal Opportunity Schools N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Blessings Under the Bridge N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
The Young Men's Christian Association of Greater Seattle N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Eastside Academy N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Equal Opportunity Schools N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Friends of Bulungula Inc. N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Mockingbird Society N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 -175
Kiran Anjali Project N/A WA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Read With Me Arusha N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Public Defender Association N/A WA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 117,700
Partners International N/A WA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Scholar Fund N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Mending Wings N/A WA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 428,775

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,080
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 46,500
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
350 Silicon Valley Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
A Reaching Hand Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 284,180

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Ace Mentor Program of America Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
ACLU of Montana Foundation Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Access to Business England Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Achieve Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 375,000
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Acres, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 40,312
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
ACCION International United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
AchieveKids United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
A Place to Turn Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
AARP Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
418 Project United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
826 Valencia United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 408,762

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