Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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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 Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Our Lady of Angels Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Christ Centered Counseling N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Journey Church on the Common N/A MA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Congregation Etz Chayim Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Wisdom Sun San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Voice of the Faithful Inc N/A MA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Flti N/A AR United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
The Salvation Army N/A OR United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
OC International, Inc. N/A CO United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Christian Community Development Association N/A IL United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Saratoga Federated Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Lutheran Church in America N/A NV United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Catherine of Siena Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Avatar Meher Babas Circle of Friends N/A SC United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Chadeish Yameinu Inc N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Thomas Merton Center for Catholic Spiritual Development PA Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Ariel Outreach Mission Alameda CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
South Evangelical Presbyterian Fellowship N/A CO United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Insight Meditation South Bay San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 132,750

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Our Lady of Angels Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Christ Centered Counseling N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Journey Church on the Common N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Congregation Etz Chayim Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Wisdom Sun San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Voice of the Faithful Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Flti N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
The Salvation Army N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
OC International, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Christian Community Development Association N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Saratoga Federated Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Lutheran Church in America N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Catherine of Siena Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Avatar Meher Babas Circle of Friends N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Chadeish Yameinu Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Thomas Merton Center for Catholic Spiritual Development PA Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Ariel Outreach Mission Alameda Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
South Evangelical Presbyterian Fellowship N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Insight Meditation South Bay San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 132,750

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Congregation Bnai Brith Corporation CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Gather Ministries Inc. CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Flti AR Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
West Los Angeles United Methodist Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Congregation Adat Yeshurun CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Ujima Adult and Family Services CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Jewish Records Indexing-Poland NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Congregation Emek Beracha CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 6,125
St. Anthony's Catholic Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Jesuit High School OR Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Salvation Army OR Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Hokoji NM Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
United Methodist Church of Los Altos CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
St. Clare School CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hebrew Free Loan CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Bishop O'Dowd High School CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Christian Science Association of the Students of Donald Ripp CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Uptown Baptist Church IL Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 28,625

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