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)
University of Washington Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Kiran Anjali Project N/A WA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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 50,000
Franklin Elementary School PTO N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
PATH N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Equal Opportunity Schools N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,400
Core Gift Institute N/A WA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 28,000
University of Washington Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Seattle Foundation N/A WA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Catholic Community Services of Western Washington N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Casa Latina N/A WA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 500
Equal Opportunity Schools N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
World Vision, Inc. N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 36,504
Mending Wings N/A WA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
The WinWin Collective Inc N/A WA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 100,000
Awamaki US N/A WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Page SUM 914,710

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 46,500
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 287,700

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Ace Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Achungo Community Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
About-Face Media Literacy Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ace Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Ace Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 46,500
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Abrazos & Books United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
A Home Within, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 -750
A Walk on Water Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
1M1B Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
826 Valencia United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 191,350

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