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)
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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 Donor Advised 2019 50,000
One Degree San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 450
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Parents of Universal Performers Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Inc. N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,424
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Project Red Foundation N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Pursuit of Excellence Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
California Film Institute Marin CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 180,000
Amnesty International of the USA Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Artists Association of Nantucket N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Redwood City Library Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Reno Philharmonic Association, Inc. N/A NV United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Campaign Legal Center Inc N/A DC United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 328,449

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 400
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Doris Dillon School in Cambodia Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Daughters of Zion Ministries Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 500
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 122,000

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Achievement First Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Action Ministries Inc GA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Administrators of The Tulane Educational Fund LA Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Achievement First Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Active Minds Inc DC Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 6,500
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
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health 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
Page SUM 3,332,500

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Nature Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
New York Fellowship, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 425
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
One Degree United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 450
Oxfam-America, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ace Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Parents of Universal Performers Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,424
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Project Red Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Pursuit of Excellence United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
California Film Institute United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 180,000
Amnesty International of the USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Artists Association of Nantucket United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Redwood City Library Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Reno Philharmonic Association, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Campaign Legal Center Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 328,449

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13280 records found.