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, and corporate 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)
Women Make Movies Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Human Rights First N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
WQED Multimedia N/A PA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Immigrant Story N/A OR United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Institute of American Indian Arts Foundation N/A NM United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Iridescent N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 8,650
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
KIPP Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 240
Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mavericks Coastside Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 10,000
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 12,200
Migration Policy Institute N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Monterey Church N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 576,590

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 -100
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 110,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 80,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
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 Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
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
Page SUM 399,725

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Adventure Risk Challenge CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
African Middle Eastern Leadership Project DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
AI4ALL CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Alaskans for Litter Prevention and Recycling Inc AK Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence Incorporated ID Other Donor Advised 2019 200
African Mission Healthcare Foundation CO International Development Donor Advised 2019 -600,000
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 625
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Achievement First Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,080
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
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
Page SUM 845,405

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Women Make Movies Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Human Rights First United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
WQED Multimedia United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Immigrant Story United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Institute of American Indian Arts Foundation United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Iridescent United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 8,650
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Junipero Serra High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
KIPP Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 240
Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Los Altos Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Magical Bridge Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mavericks Coastside Foundation United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 10,000
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 12,200
Migration Policy Institute United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Monterey Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 576,590

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13280 records found.