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 descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Point Lobos Foundation N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Assistance League of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Homeless Garden Project N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Custom Made Theatre Company, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Providence College N/A RI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Inclusive World Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,850
International Association for Cryptologic Research N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Doc Society Inc N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Rainforest Action Network San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Regents of the University of California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 619,833
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Jobs with Justice Education Fund N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Kainos Home & Training Center for the Developmentally Disabl San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
EdSurge San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 700,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
ReSurge International Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,542,233

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,500
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Fiat Lux Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fiat Lux Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
First Presbyterian Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,800
First Presbyterian Church of Mountain View Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
First Baptist Church of Los Altos Inc Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
First Church of Christ Scientist Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,250
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 14,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 66,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 47,500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 16,010
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 250
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 198,510

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
African Middle Eastern Leadership Project DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 625
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 200,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Albert F. Egan Jr. & Dorothy H. Egan Foundation Inc MA Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence Incorporated ID Other Donor Advised 2019 500
African Mission Healthcare Foundation CO International Development Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Albert Hill Middle School VA Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Advocates for the West Inc. ID Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
African Parks Foundation of America NY Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 298,825

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Point Lobos Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Assistance League of San Jose United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Homeless Garden Project United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Council on American-Islamic Relations California United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Custom Made Theatre Company, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Providence College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Inclusive World United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,850
International Association for Cryptologic Research United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Doc Society Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Rainforest Action Network United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Regents of the University of California United States Education Donor Advised 2019 619,833
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Jobs with Justice Education Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Kainos Home & Training Center for the Developmentally Disabl United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
EdSurge United States Education Donor Advised 2019 700,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
ReSurge International United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,542,233

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13280 records found.