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 Countysort ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Turtle Island Restoration Network Marin CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Turtle Island Restoration Network Marin CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Little Wishes Marin CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Mark Day School Marin CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Bernard Osher Marin Jewish Community Center 07-01-95 Marin CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Little Wishes Marin CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 727
West Contra Costa Public Education Fund Contra Costa CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Lafayette Partners in Education Contra Costa CA United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
West Contra Costa Public Education Fund Contra Costa CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Arm of Care Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
California Reentry Institute Contra Costa CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
California Reentry Institute Contra Costa CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Live Now Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 321,727

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Turtle Island Restoration Network Marin Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Turtle Island Restoration Network Marin Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Little Wishes Marin Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Mark Day School Marin Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Bernard Osher Marin Jewish Community Center 07-01-95 Marin Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Little Wishes Marin Human Services Committee Advised 2019 727
West Contra Costa Public Education Fund Contra Costa General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation Contra Costa Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Lafayette Partners in Education Contra Costa Other Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
West Contra Costa Public Education Fund Contra Costa General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Arm of Care Inc. Contra Costa Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
California Reentry Institute Contra Costa Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
California Reentry Institute Contra Costa Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Live Now Inc. Contra Costa Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 321,727

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Adventure Risk Challenge CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
African Middle Eastern Leadership Project DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
AI4ALL CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Alaskans for Litter Prevention and Recycling Inc AK Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence Incorporated ID Other Donor Advised 2019 200
African Mission Healthcare Foundation CO International Development Donor Advised 2019 -600,000
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 625
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Achievement First Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,080
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 845,405

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Amnesty International of the USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Anderson Ranch Arts Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Animal Equality Italia Italy Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 840,000
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 16,000
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Amnesty International of the USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Animal Haven Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Americans for Immigrant Justice United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 140,000
Amnesty International of the USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Andrew Charity Association Taiwan (R.O.C.) Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
American Society for Technion-Israel Institute of Technology United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300
Amnesty International of the USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Andrew P. Hill High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 1,235,700

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13280 records found.