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 descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
PATH N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 101,999
Tebah USA N/A WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
COLTURA N/A WA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Tor Project Inc. N/A WA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Washington STEM Center N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
PATH N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 85,506
Tor Project Inc. N/A WA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Grist Magazine, Inc. N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
PATH N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Grist Magazine, Inc. N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,250
Create Good Foundation N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Grist Magazine, Inc. N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
The Young Men's Christian Association of Greater Seattle N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Franklin Elementary School PTO N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
National Charter Collaborative N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Save Our Wild Salmon Coalition N/A WA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
OldDog Haven N/A WA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Equal Opportunity Schools N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Corporation of Gonzaga University N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 641,705

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
A Future for Every Child Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
350 Silicon Valley Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
A Reaching Hand Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 112,700

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
18 Reasons United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
826 Valencia United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
A Home Within, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 -1,500
A Shot for Life Incorporated United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Ability Experience United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
1951 Coffee Company United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
826 Valencia United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
A Home Within, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 -750
A Toda Voz, A.C. Mexico Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
1M1B Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
826 Valencia United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
A Home Within, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 -750
A Walk on Water Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
A Wider Bridge United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 213,000

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