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)
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
New North Church Inc. San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project N/A WA United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 850
Ohana Foundation for Technical Development Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
AI4ALL Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Paws Chicago N/A CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Phi Beta Kappa Society N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
PowerMyLearning Inc N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 23,000
Pro Publica, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
2041 Foundation Incorporated N/A CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Public Health Institute Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Rebecca Bender Initiative N/A OR United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. N/A GA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
RISE Colorado N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Sacramento Region Performing Arts Alliance N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 22,000
Austin Krishnas Inc N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 863,300

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Enneagram Prison Project Santa Clara Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Elevate Tutoring Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 350
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 2,252,100

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
African Leadership Foundation NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Agapao Inc GA International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Air Force Association VA Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Alameda County Homeless Action Center CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
All American Youth Football & Drill Team Inc. TX Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Advaita Society CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
African Library Project CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Agapao Inc GA International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Aircraft Casualty Emotional Support Services, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Alameda Elementary School OR Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Adventure Cycling Association MT Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
African Library Project CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Agrarian Land Trust NH Food Security Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Airlink Inc DC International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Alaska Conservation Foundation AK Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Adventure Resources NC Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
African Library Project CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
AI4ALL CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Akira's Book Club CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Alaska Native Women-s Resource Center AK Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 513,250

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
New North Church Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 850
Ohana Foundation for Technical Development United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
AI4ALL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Paws Chicago United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Phi Beta Kappa Society United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ace Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
PowerMyLearning Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 23,000
Pro Publica, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
2041 Foundation Incorporated United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Public Health Institute United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Rebecca Bender Initiative United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
RISE Colorado United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Sacramento Region Performing Arts Alliance United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 22,000
Austin Krishnas Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 863,300

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13280 records found.