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)
Opportunity Junction, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,071
Pastor of Our Lady of Refuge Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Giving in Motion Inc Contra Costa CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Peten Health Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Good2Know Partners San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400
Princeton Area Community Foundation, Inc N/A NJ United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 7,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Conjuring Arts Research Center N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 495
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Ride a Wave Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Court Watch NOLA N/A LA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 978
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Rotary Foundation of Rotary International N/A IL United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 200
All India Movement Aim for Seva Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
All India Movement Aim for Seva Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250,000
All Saints Episcopal Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
All Saints Episcopal Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
All Saints Episcopal Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 6,000
All Stars Helping Kids, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
All Stars Helping Kids, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
All Stars Helping Kids, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
All Stars Helping Kids, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
All Stars Helping Kids, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Almaden Neighborhood Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Almaden Valley Woman's Club Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 250
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Altos Christian Foundation Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Alum Rock Counseling Center Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Alum Rock Counseling Center Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Opportunity Junction, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
CASA of San Mateo County United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,071
Pastor of Our Lady of Refuge United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Giving in Motion Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Peten Health United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Good2Know Partners United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400
Princeton Area Community Foundation, Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 7,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Ravenswood Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Conjuring Arts Research Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 495
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Ride a Wave Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Court Watch NOLA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 978
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Rotary Foundation of Rotary International United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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13280 records found.