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 ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Impact Justice Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 6,250
Instituto Familiar De La Raza San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Israel Lacrosse Association Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Jewish National Fund -Keren Kayemeth Leisrael- Inc N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,000
JustFix, Inc. N/A NY United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 450,000
Kitchen Angels Inc N/A NM United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Los Altos Library Endowment Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Make the Road New York N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 68,200
McKenzie River Trust N/A OR United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mills College Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Moonshot Edventures N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
National Consortium for Graduate Dgrs Minorities in Engineer N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 300,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 22,000
New Jersey Institute of Technology N/A NJ United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Northern California Grantmakers San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Office of the Appellate Defender, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Oregon State University Foundation N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,015,300

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,720
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 7,200
Comunidad Para Baja California Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Congregation Emek Beracha Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Etz Chayim Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Congregation Etz Chayim Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Contemporary Asian Theater Scene Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Kol Emeth Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,452
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 325,372

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
1000 Friends of Oregon OR Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
826 National CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Future for Every Child CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
A Sanctuary for Military Families Inc CO Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Ability Experience NC Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
18 Reasons CA Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
826 Valencia CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
A Home Within, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -1,500
A Shot for Life Incorporated MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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
Page SUM 202,050

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Impact Justice United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 6,250
Instituto Familiar De La Raza United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Israel Lacrosse Association Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Jewish National Fund -Keren Kayemeth Leisrael- Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,000
JustFix, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 450,000
Kitchen Angels Inc United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Los Altos Library Endowment United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Make the Road New York United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 68,200
McKenzie River Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mills College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Moonshot Edventures United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
National Consortium for Graduate Dgrs Minorities in Engineer United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 300,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 22,000
New Jersey Institute of Technology United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Northern California Grantmakers United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Office of the Appellate Defender, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Oregon State University Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,015,300

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13280 records found.