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)
Hillsdale College N/A MI United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Housing Trust Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Ignite Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,000
International School of the Peninsula Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Jose Valdes Math Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Kilgoris Project San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 20,000
LGBT Center of Raleigh Inc N/A NC United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 200
Lomita Park Elementary School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Lupus Foundation of Northern California Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Massachusetts General Hospital N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 668,828
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Michael Harris Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Montalvo Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Music at the Mission Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 1,348,853

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 874
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,100
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 71,500
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
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
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
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 151,274

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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 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 3,100
A Network for Grateful Living, Inc. MA International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
A Wish With Wings, Inc. TX Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
2041 Foundation Incorporated CA Environment Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
A New Day Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 34,500
A Woman's Nation CA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 115,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
2430 Arts Alliance CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 27,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 634,425

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hillsdale College United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Housing Trust Silicon Valley United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Ignite United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,000
International School of the Peninsula United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Jose Valdes Math Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Kilgoris Project United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 20,000
LGBT Center of Raleigh Inc United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 200
Lomita Park Elementary School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Lupus Foundation of Northern California United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Massachusetts General Hospital United States Health Donor Advised 2019 668,828
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Michael Harris Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Montalvo Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Music at the Mission United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 1,348,853

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13280 records found.