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)
KIPP Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Magic Theatre Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Mavericks Coastside Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Midwest Academy Inc. N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Monterey Church N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
National Wildlife Federation N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
New Endeavors by Women N/A DC United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
North Star Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 3,000
ODC San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 9,000
American Composers Forum N/A MN United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Agapao Inc N/A GA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry N/A OR United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 28,500
Page SUM 2,195,200

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
ConnectSafely Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,800
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,720
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 71,500
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 22,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 192,970

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
1951 Coffee Company CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
A Home Within, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -750
A Walk on Water Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
1M1B Foundation NV Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 300
A Home Within, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -750
A Wider Bridge CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
2041 Foundation Incorporated CA Environment Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,100
A Network for Grateful Living, Inc. MA International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
A Wish With Wings, Inc. TX Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 115,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
2430 Arts Alliance CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 27,000
Page SUM 568,900

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
KIPP Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Los Altos Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Magic Theatre Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Mavericks Coastside Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Midwest Academy Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Monterey Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
National Wildlife Federation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
New Endeavors by Women United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
North Star Fund, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 3,000
ODC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 9,000
American Composers Forum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Agapao Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 28,500
Page SUM 2,195,200

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13280 records found.