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 descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Niroga Institute Alameda CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Oakland School for the Arts Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Family Connections San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
People Acting in Community Together Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 60,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
African Diaspora Network Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Alta Loma High School Alumni Association N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Providence Foundation N/A RI United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Kiva Microfunds San Francisco CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,150
Rainforest Action Network San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Regents of the University of California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,403,408
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 87,034
Arden Wood Inc. San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 2,883,342

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 22,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
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
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
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Page SUM 375,200

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
418 Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Place Called Home CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. TN Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
418 Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
A Place to Turn Inc MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
AAUW Florida Supporting Foundation Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
42nd Street Moon CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
826LA CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
A Precious Child Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
AAUW of Oregon Special Projects Fund OR Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 226,700

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Niroga Institute United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Oakland School for the Arts United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Opera San Jose Incorporated United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Pacific Stroke Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Family Connections United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
People Acting in Community Together Inc United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 60,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Point Reyes Bird Observatory United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
African Diaspora Network United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Alta Loma High School Alumni Association United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Providence Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Kiva Microfunds United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,150
Rainforest Action Network United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Regents of the University of California United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,403,408
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 87,034
Arden Wood Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 2,883,342

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13280 records found.