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 ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church N/A MI United States Religion Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Northwestern University N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ohio Campus Compact N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Palo Alto Players-Peninsula Center Stage Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Peace First, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Pratham USA N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts Charitable Trust N/A MA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Article3 Org San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 250
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A MI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Rising World Incorporation N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 11,600
Sacred Heart Church and School N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 100,000
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Embarcadero Institute Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 -100
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,050
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 300
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,050
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 103,075

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
AfterImage Public Media CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Al Otro Lado Inc CA Immigration Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Aligarh Education Endowment Fund Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Adopt A Family Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
African Leadership Foundation NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Agapao Inc GA International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Alameda County Health Care Services Agency CA Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Accountability Counsel CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Accountability Counsel CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Page SUM 469,000

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church United States Religion Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Northwestern University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ohio Campus Compact United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Palo Alto Players-Peninsula Center Stage United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Peace First, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CASA of San Mateo County United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Pratham USA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts Charitable Trust United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Article3 Org United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 250
Regents of the University of Michigan United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Rising World Incorporation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 11,600
Sacred Heart Church and School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 100,000
San Francisco Ballet Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 329,100

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13280 records found.