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, and corporate 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)
The Voter Participation Center N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Tides Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Trustees of Phillips Academy N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Feeding America N/A DC United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 3,000
FoodCorps, Inc. N/A OR United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 6,500
FPF Education and Innovation Foundation N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,999,961
Friends of the Palo Alto Public Library Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 8,500
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Geohazards International San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Valley Dream Center Inc N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Voter Registration Project N/A DC United States Other Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Grand Teton National Park Foundation N/A WY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Western Landowners Alliance N/A NM United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Women Donors Network San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 31,000
Page SUM 8,885,461

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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
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 1,000,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 2,181,449

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ace Mentor Program of America Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Access Institute for Psychological Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Achieve Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2019 375,000
ACLU of Montana Foundation Inc MT Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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 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 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 Corporate Advised 2019 18,945
Acres, Inc. IN Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 561,407

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Voter Participation Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Enterprise for Youth United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Tides Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Trustees of Phillips Academy United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Feeding America United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 3,000
FoodCorps, Inc. United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United Way of the Bay Area United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 6,500
FPF Education and Innovation Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,999,961
Friends of the Palo Alto Public Library United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 8,500
University of Southern California United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Geohazards International United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Valley Dream Center Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Voter Registration Project United States Other Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Grand Teton National Park Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Western Landowners Alliance United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Women Donors Network United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 31,000
Page SUM 8,885,461

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13280 records found.