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)
Jannus, Inc. N/A ID United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,025
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Kara Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Legal Action Center of the City of New York Inc N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 377,300
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Marin Montessori School Inc Marin CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Mercy Beyond Borders Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
National Immigration Forum Inc N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 734,750
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
New York Fellowship, Inc. N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 425
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 40,000
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
One Degree San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
All Stars Helping Kids, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 1,274,700

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,024
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 874
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,100
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 71,500
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 22,000
Page SUM 133,548

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
A Place to Turn Inc MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. TN Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
418 Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
826LA CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
A Precious Child Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
AAUW Florida Supporting Foundation Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
42nd Street Moon CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
88bikes WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
A Public Space Literary Projects Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
AAUW of Oregon Special Projects Fund OR Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
42nd Street Moon CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
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
Page SUM 177,950

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12650 records found.
Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Jannus, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,025
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Kara United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Legal Action Center of the City of New York Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 377,300
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Marin Montessori School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Mercy Beyond Borders United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Mountain View Educational Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
National Immigration Forum Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 734,750
Nature Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
New York Fellowship, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 425
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 40,000
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
One Degree United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
All Stars Helping Kids, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 1,274,700

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13280 records found.