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 ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sabuy Temple - Khmer Buddhist Temple Foundation San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000,000
Aurora Theatre Company Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Bay Area Open Space Council Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 24,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Sankara Eye Foundation USA Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Searles Elementary School Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,750
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Sierra Academy of Expeditionary Learning N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
California Latino Water C0alition Foundation N/A CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Yeshivah High School of Arizona N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Phoenix Center for the Arts N/A AZ United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Phoenix Center for the Arts N/A AZ United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Central Arts Alliance N/A AZ United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 22,800
International Earthlight Alliance N/A AZ United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
Phoenix Children's Hospital N/A AZ United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Shearim Torah High School N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Page SUM 10,412,400

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
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 170,000
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 10,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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 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
Page SUM 1,558,150

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Santa Rosa Symphony Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 250
Sempervirens Fund CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2019 16,000
Bolinas Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Social Profit Network CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 70,000
Calero High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
St. Francis High School CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Spark SF Public Schools CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Californians Against Waste Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Carb DM, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Mongol Ecology Center AZ Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Kino Border Initiative Inc AZ International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Langham Partnership USA Inc NFP AZ Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Estrella Vista Elementary School AZ Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Yeshivah High School of Arizona AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Chrysalis Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence Inc AZ Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 138,650

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Appalshop Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
AmericaShare USA Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 311,204
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 65,998
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,090
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 34,816
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 19,228
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 111,017
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,868
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 72,696
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 -38,053
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,385
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 22,148
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 90,020
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 119,815
Page SUM 1,119,932

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