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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium N/A VT United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Behre Piano Associates Inc. Adamant Music School N/A VT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yellow Barn Inc N/A VT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
President & Fellows of Middlebury College N/A VT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Himalayan Cataract Project Inc N/A VT United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
President & Fellows of Middlebury College N/A VT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Kelly S Brush Foundation N/A VT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The YWCA of Vermont, Inc. N/A VT United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival N/A VT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
University of Vermont and State Agricultural College Foundat N/A VT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Seattle Art Museum N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Food Lifeline N/A WA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
VillageReach N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 31,211
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project N/A WA United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 850
Seattle Children's Playgarden N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Tibetan Nuns Project N/A WA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Lakeside School N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project N/A WA United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 410,000
Seattle Clemency Project N/A WA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Elements of Education Partners N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 562,411

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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 2,500
Alliance for Youth Achievement Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250,000
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 1,000
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 3,000
Almaden Neighborhood Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 50,000
All Saints Episcopal Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Almaden Valley Woman's Club Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 250
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 250
All Stars Helping Kids, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Altos Christian Foundation Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
All Stars Helping Kids, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 372,450

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Accountability Counsel United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
AchieveKids United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 28,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Abode Services United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Accountability Counsel United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Achievement First Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abode Services United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,010,500

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