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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
SV Home Action Fund Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 5,000
Open Space Institute Land Trust Inc N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Pacific Forest Trust, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Parkside Boosters San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
Square Peg Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
The Expanding Your Horizons Network Alameda CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula College Fund Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The National Association for Urban Debate Leagues N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Salvation Army Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,200,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
United States Olympic Committee N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -71
University of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Utah Film Center N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Vista Center Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 1,814,879

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 110,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 80,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
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
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Doris Dillon School in Cambodia Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Dream Catchers Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Dream Catchers Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 448,200

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Access Institute for Psychological Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ACCION International MA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
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
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Accion Latina CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
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
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Accountability Counsel CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development 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
Page SUM 109,557

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
SV Home Action Fund United States Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 5,000
Open Space Institute Land Trust Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Pacific Forest Trust, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Parkside Boosters United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
Square Peg Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
The Expanding Your Horizons Network United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula College Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The National Association for Urban Debate Leagues United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Salvation Army United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Pivotal Connections United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,200,000
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
United States Olympic Committee United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -71
University of San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Utah Film Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Vista Center Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 1,814,879

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13280 records found.