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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Global Poverty Project, Inc. N/A NY United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 -500,000
Greater Yellowstone Coalition Inc N/A MT United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wapiyapi N/A CO United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
Heifer International Foundation N/A AR United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ABC House Inc N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Wonderland Avenue Elementary N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 -3,000
Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation N/A CO United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
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 5,000
Youth Radio Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
ImpactAssets, Inc. N/A MD United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Intermuseum Conservation Association N/A OH United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
J F Shea Therapeutic Riding Center Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
JK Grants N/A CA United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 2,295
Kagyu Takten Puntsokling Sonoma CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 436,445

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
City of Palo Alto Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 65,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Committee Advised 2019 25,000
City Year, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 57,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 300,200

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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 4,000
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 19,000
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
Page SUM 305,800

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Global Poverty Project, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 -500,000
Greater Yellowstone Coalition Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wapiyapi United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
Heifer International Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ABC House Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Wonderland Avenue Elementary United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 -3,000
Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Homeless Garden Project United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
ImpactAssets, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Intermuseum Conservation Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
J F Shea Therapeutic Riding Center Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
JK Grants United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 2,295
Kagyu Takten Puntsokling United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
La Cocina Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
League to Save Lake Tahoe United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 436,445

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13280 records found.