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 State Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,050,000
Prospect High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Ragazzi Boys Chorus San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Regents of the University of California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Caring Choices Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Resources Legacy Fund N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Equal Justice Initiative N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Kara Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Georgetown Day School, Inc. N/A DC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 375
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Roman Catholic Diocese of Reno N/A NV United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sacred Heart Nativity School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
National Redistricting Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
National Arbor Day Foundation N/A NE United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Code for America Labs San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Amani Global Works N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 1,526,825

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 300
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,050
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 750
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Dream Catchers Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Dream Catchers Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 103,900

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Accountability Counsel CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Achievement First Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Adirondack Land Trust Inc NY Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc NC Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Action Ministries Inc GA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Achievement First Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Administrators of The Tulane Educational Fund LA Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Active Minds Inc DC Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Page SUM 3,360,000

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,050,000
Prospect High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Ragazzi Boys Chorus United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Regents of the University of California United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Creative Center of Los Altos United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Caring Choices Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Resources Legacy Fund United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Equal Justice Initiative United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Kara United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Georgetown Day School, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 375
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Roman Catholic Diocese of Reno United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sacred Heart Nativity School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
National Redistricting Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
National Arbor Day Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Code for America Labs United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Amani Global Works United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
San Francisco Food Bank United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 1,526,825

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13280 records found.