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 descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Utah Film Center N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Governor Dummer Academy N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
West Edge Opera Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Wine Country Marines Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 79,134
Hawaii Community Foundation N/A HI United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Hispanas Organized for Political Equality - California N/A CA United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 22,000
Howard University N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
International Womens Forum Northern California Legacy Founda San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
JPR Foundation Inc N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Kind, Inc. N/A DC United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 625
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 850
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Library Study Hall N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Longmont Community Foundation N/A CO United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Lyceum Schools Inc N/A LA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Contemporary Asian Theater Scene Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Kol Emeth Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,452
Congregation Kol Emeth Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Sinai of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Sinai of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,100
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 9,550
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 -20,000
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
Page SUM 327,102

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
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
A Christian Ministry in the National Parks CO Religion Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
A Safe Place, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 -2,500
ABC House Inc OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
50Can Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2019 120,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
A Safe Place, Inc. MA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Abigail Alliance for Better Access to Developmental Drugs VA Health Donor Advised 2019 750
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
5P Society CA Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
A Safe Place, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 717,330

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Utah Film Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Governor Dummer Academy United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
West Edge Opera United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Wine Country Marines United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 79,134
Hawaii Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Hispanas Organized for Political Equality - California United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 22,000
Howard University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
International Womens Forum Northern California Legacy Founda United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
JPR Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Kind, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 625
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 850
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Library Study Hall United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Longmont Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Lyceum Schools Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 363,359

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13280 records found.