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)
Cambodian Children's Fund N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 19,000
CarbonFund Org Foundation N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sequoia High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. N/A MD United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,313
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Chicken & Egg Pictures Inc. N/A NY United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,750
Christianity Today International N/A IL United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 100,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A GA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Southwest Florida Holocaust Museum Inc N/A FL United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Coastside Adult Day Health Center San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,500
American Heart Association, Inc. Alameda CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 110,000
Common Cause Education Fund N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Community School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Animal Equality N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,400
Surfrider Foundation N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Page SUM 788,613

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Emmaus Inn Ministries Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Enneagram Prison Project Santa Clara Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Elevate Tutoring Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 350
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 2,257,100

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Alexandria House CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 250
African American Community Services Agency CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
AFS-USA Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Al Otro Lado Inc CA Immigration Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Alfanar Inc US MA International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
African Communities Together NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 90,000
After Innocence CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Al Otro Lado Inc CA Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200
Algebra Society Inc NY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
African Diaspora Network CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
After School Matters IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Al Otro Lado Inc CA Immigration Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Alianza Americas CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Adopt A Family Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 629,400

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cambodian Children's Fund United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 19,000
CarbonFund Org Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sequoia High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,313
Social Good Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Chicken & Egg Pictures Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,750
Christianity Today International United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 100,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Southwest Florida Holocaust Museum Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Coastside Adult Day Health Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,500
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 110,000
Common Cause Education Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Community School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Animal Equality United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. United States Public Safety Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,400
Surfrider Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Page SUM 788,613

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13280 records found.