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)
Exhibition District Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 31,500
Living Hope Community Church of Walnut Valley N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Trout Unlimited Inc N/A CO United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Camp Kesem National N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Jazz Gallery N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American Conservative Union Foundation N/A VA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 212,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Calmer Choice N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 26,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Resource Area For Teaching Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Mission San Jose Rotary Foundation Inc. Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Community School, Inc. N/A ID United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fremont Education Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 450
Read With Me Volunteer Programs A California Nonprofit Publi N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Coalition for Clean Air N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 64,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 51,684
Bright Sky Ministry N/A OK United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Mary's Catholic School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 428,484

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Arts Benicia, Inc. Solano Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Holy Spirit School Solano Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Solano Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Save the Children Federation, Inc. Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Preetirang Sanctruary Solano Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Sonoma Land Trust Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Children's Hunger Relief Fund, Inc. Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 750
Cinnabar Elementary School District Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Sonoma Land Trust Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 137,000

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Exhibition District United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 31,500
Living Hope Community Church of Walnut Valley United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Trout Unlimited Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Ashland Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Camp Kesem National United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Jazz Gallery United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American Conservative Union Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 212,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Calmer Choice United States Health Donor Advised 2018 26,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Resource Area For Teaching United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Mission San Jose Rotary Foundation Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Community School, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fremont Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 450
Read With Me Volunteer Programs A California Nonprofit Publi United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Coalition for Clean Air United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 64,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 51,684
Bright Sky Ministry United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Mary's Catholic School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Downtown Streets, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 428,484

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13110 records found.