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)
Southern Oregon Humane Society N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Center for Science in the Public Interest N/A DC United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 300
Charles Armstrong School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,500
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia N/A PA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Colorectal Cancer Alliance Inc N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
StartOut San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
CorStone N/A MD United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 85,000
Tau Beta Pi Association Inc N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. N/A DC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Diocese of San Bernardino Education & Welfare Corporation N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
The Garden Club of America N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
The One Love Foundation in Honor of Yeardley Love Inc N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
East Bay Agency for Children Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Ed Asner Family Center N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics Society EMGS N/A FL United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 276,100

Pages

13280 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 6,037
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 300
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,500
Chopsticks Alley Art Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Christ Community Church of Milpitas Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Christian Church of Los Gatos Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Churchill Club Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 91,587

Pages

13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
A Walk on Water Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
1951 Coffee Company CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Kitsap Sexual Assault Center WA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Kitten Central of Placer County Incorporated CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 410
Page SUM 271,910

Pages

12650 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Southern Oregon Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Center for Science in the Public Interest United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 300
Charles Armstrong School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,500
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Colorectal Cancer Alliance Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Community Initiatives United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
StartOut United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
Congregation Beth Am United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
CorStone United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 85,000
Tau Beta Pi Association Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Diocese of San Bernardino Education & Welfare Corporation United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
The Garden Club of America United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
The One Love Foundation in Honor of Yeardley Love Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
East Bay Agency for Children United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Ed Asner Family Center United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics Society EMGS United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 276,100

Pages

13280 records found.