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)
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul Santa Clara CA United States Religion Committee Advised 2019 2,000
The UC Davis Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Third Sector New England, Inc. N/A MA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Travis Manion Foundation N/A PA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
UC Santa Cruz Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 39,000
United Nations Association of NY N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation Inc. N/A MD United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Colgate University Treasurers Office N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Upsolve Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 11,750
Vilcap, Inc. N/A DC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Community Youth Center Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Forward Justice N/A NC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 280,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Watsonville Film Festival N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,765,750

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 300
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 Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Dream Catchers Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Dream Catchers Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Dress for Success San Francisco Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 237,675

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Abolitionist Law Center PA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 46,500
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 500
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
About-Face Media Literacy Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Act Inc IA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Abrazos & Books CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Page SUM 392,600

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul United States Religion Committee Advised 2019 2,000
The UC Davis Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Third Sector New England, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Travis Manion Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
UC Santa Cruz Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 39,000
United Nations Association of NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Colgate University Treasurers Office United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
African Parks Foundation of America United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,500
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Upsolve Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 11,750
Vilcap, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Community Youth Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
About-Face Media Literacy Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Forward Justice United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 280,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 1,781,250

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13280 records found.