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 Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
KIPP Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Our City Forest Santa Clara CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare N/A NE United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
Center for Youth Wellness San Francisco CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Centro Presente Inc. N/A MA United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights N/A IL United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence N/A DC United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
Oneamerica N/A WA United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Vida Verde Nature Education N/A CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 15,000
St Josephs Family Center Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
KIPP Foundation San Francisco Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Our City Forest Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare N/A Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
Center for Youth Wellness San Francisco Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Centro Presente Inc. N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights N/A Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
Oneamerica N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Vida Verde Nature Education N/A Environment Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo Human Services Committee Advised 2018 15,000
St Josephs Family Center Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
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