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)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Sequoia High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Academy of Sciences San Francisco CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Calistoga Rotary Foundation Inc N/ANapa CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 9,300
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Canton Church Restoration, Inc. N/A MT United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Southwest Human Development N/A AZ United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Centers for Spiritual Living N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Choose Love Inc N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Climate Mobilization Coalition Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Common Cause Education Fund N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Francis Center of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Community Legal Services Inc. N/A PA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 236,370
Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Surge Institute N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc N/A NC United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Courage Campaign Institute 501c3 N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 764,420

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Cupertino Educational Endowment Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 300
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 672,199
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 890,949

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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 500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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 28,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc NC Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Achievement First Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 929,000

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12650 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Sequoia High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Academy of Sciences United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Calistoga Rotary Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 9,300
Silicon Valley Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Social Good Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Canton Church Restoration, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Southwest Human Development United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Centers for Spiritual Living United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Choose Love Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Climate Mobilization Coalition Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Common Cause Education Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Francis Center of Redwood City United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Community Legal Services Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 236,370
Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Surge Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Teach for America, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Courage Campaign Institute 501c3 United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 764,420

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13280 records found.