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 ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Save the Redwoods League San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boulder Crest Retreat Foundation N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Breakthrough Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
California Charter Schools Consortium N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,850,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CALmatters N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Capoeira Arts Foundation Inc Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley N/A TX United States Other Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Central Indiana Land Trust Incorporated N/A IN United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Chicago Mariachi Project N/A IL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Christian Herald Association Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Coast Guard Foundation, Inc. N/A CT United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Common Sense Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
StoryCorps, Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 350,000
Page SUM 2,522,025

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
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
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
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
Page SUM 465,000

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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 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
Abigail Alliance for Better Access to Developmental Drugs VA Health Donor Advised 2019 750
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 256,500

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Save the Redwoods League United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boulder Crest Retreat Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Breakthrough Silicon Valley United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
California Charter Schools Consortium United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,850,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CALmatters United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Capoeira Arts Foundation Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley United States Other Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Central Indiana Land Trust Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Chicago Mariachi Project United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Christian Herald Association Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Coast Guard Foundation, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Common Sense Media United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
St. Francis High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
StoryCorps, Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 350,000
Page SUM 2,522,025

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13280 records found.