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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
88bikes N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
University of Washington Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education N/A WA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
International Association for Cryptologic Research N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
PATH N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 101,999
Wellspring Family Services N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 13,000
University of Washington Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
AAUW-Wa Special Projects Fund N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education N/A WA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
PATH N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 85,506
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 12,600
University of Washington Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
International Christian Mission Services N/A WA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Seattle Foundation N/A WA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 20,000
PATH N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,400
Casa Latina N/A WA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 500
Clark College N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 632,005

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
All Stars Helping Kids, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
African Diaspora Network Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Adrian C. Wilcox High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
African American Community Service Agency Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
African American Community Services Agency Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
African Diaspora Network Santa Clara International Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 60,000
AchieveKids Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
AchieveKids Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 18,945
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
AchieveKids Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
AchieveKids Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Achungo Community Center Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 209,345

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
AchieveKids United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Addis Ababa University Ethiopia Education Donor Advised 2019 46,607
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Abode Services United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Accountability Counsel United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
AchieveKids United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Addis Ababa University Ethiopia Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 28,500
Abode Services United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Achievement First Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,080
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abode Services United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Ace Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Achievement First Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Page SUM 1,668,887

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