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 State Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
New York University N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Nuru International N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 350
One Warm Coat San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 6,648
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Peninsula College Fund Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Peninsula Temple Sholom San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Pioneer Works Art Foundation N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Alley Cat Allies Incorporated N/A DC United States Other Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Prosperity Now N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Indian Child Resource Center Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,750
Pyxera Global Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 457,656
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 31,028
Anti-Defamation League N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Reset N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 3,262,632

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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 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
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Copper's Dream Rescue Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 200
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 170,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 2,351,999

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Acres, Inc. IN Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
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
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Accountability Counsel CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 28,500
Page SUM 268,807

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
New York University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Nuru International United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 350
One Warm Coat United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 6,648
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Peninsula College Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Peninsula Temple Sholom United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Pioneer Works Art Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Alley Cat Allies Incorporated United States Other Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Prosperity Now United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Indian Child Resource Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,750
Pyxera Global Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 457,656
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 31,028
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Reset United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 3,262,632

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13280 records found.