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)
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Al Otro Lado Inc N/A CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 75,000
American National Red Cross N/A NE United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Ujiri Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
United Nations Foundation Inc N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Center for Global Development N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 333,550
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of Maryland, Baltimore County N/A MD United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 120,000
Channel One Inc N/A MN United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Upstream USA Inc Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 9,400
Village Academies Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Waypoint Adventure N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Benedictine Fathers of the Priory San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,100
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
City of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 65,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 824,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 300
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
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 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
Churchill Club Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,150
Page SUM 96,737

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
A Place to Turn Inc MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. TN Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
418 Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
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
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Page SUM 152,660

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Food Bank United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Al Otro Lado Inc United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 75,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Ujiri Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
United Nations Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Center for Global Development United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 333,550
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of Maryland, Baltimore County United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 120,000
Channel One Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Upstream USA Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 9,400
Village Academies Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Waypoint Adventure United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Benedictine Fathers of the Priory United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,100
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
City of San Jose United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 65,000
College Track United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 824,000

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13280 records found.