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)
Center for Excellence in Nonprofits San Mateo CA United States Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2019 500
The Century Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Chadeish Yameinu Inc N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Latino Cancer Institute Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Maplight Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Cristo Rey de LaSalle East Bay High School Inc Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Asian Pacific Environmental Network Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Deans for Impact N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Impact Justice Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 6,250
Instituto Familiar De La Raza San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Food for the Hungry, Inc. N/A AZ United States International, Foreign Affairs Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 530,725

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
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 2,500
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 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 750
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 123,850

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
ACLU of Montana Foundation Inc MT Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
ACCION International MA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 90,000
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Acres, Inc. IN Environment Donor Advised 2019 40,312
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Accion Latina CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
AchieveKids CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 18,945
Acres, Inc. IN Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Accountability Counsel CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 211,057

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Center for Excellence in Nonprofits United States Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2019 500
The Century Foundation Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Chadeish Yameinu Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Latino Cancer Institute United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Maplight United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Cristo Rey de LaSalle East Bay High School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Asian Pacific Environmental Network United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Deans for Impact United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Impact Justice United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 6,250
Instituto Familiar De La Raza United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Food for the Hungry, Inc. United States International, Foreign Affairs Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 530,725

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13280 records found.