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 Countysort ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Richmond Art Center Contra Costa CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
Solar Richmond Contra Costa CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Richmond Museum Assn Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Opportunity Junction, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Making Waves Foundation Inc Contra Costa CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Saint Matthew Lutheran Church Contra Costa CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Saint Matthew Lutheran Church Contra Costa CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Lazarex Cancer Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 271,500
Community Youth Center Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Lazarex Cancer Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
California Pit Bull Rescue Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Leaders in Tech Inc Contra Costa CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
DYF Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 606,850

Pages

13280 records found.
Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Richmond Art Center Contra Costa Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
Solar Richmond Contra Costa Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Richmond Museum Assn Inc. Contra Costa Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Opportunity Junction, Inc. Contra Costa Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Making Waves Foundation Inc Contra Costa Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Saint Matthew Lutheran Church Contra Costa Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Saint Matthew Lutheran Church Contra Costa Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Lazarex Cancer Foundation Contra Costa Health Donor Advised 2019 271,500
Community Youth Center Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Lazarex Cancer Foundation Contra Costa Health Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
California Pit Bull Rescue Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Leaders in Tech Inc Contra Costa Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
DYF Contra Costa Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 606,850

Pages

13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
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 500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
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 Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 933,080

Pages

12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Animal Equality Germany e.V. Germany Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 425,000
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
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
Page SUM 1,658,400

Pages

13280 records found.