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)
Pets Lifeline Inc. Sonoma CA United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Al Otro Lado Inc N/A CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Poverty and Race Research Action Council N/A DC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Pro Publica, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
42nd Street Moon San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
American Academy of Arts and Sciences N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Film Institute Inc. N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Real Food America N/A VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 800
AmericaShare USA Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. N/A GA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A MI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Sabuy Temple - Khmer Buddhist Temple Foundation San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,020,835
Aurora Theatre Company Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 750
Bay Area Ministries, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 1,455,135

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Congregation Sinai of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Sinai of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,100
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 9,550
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 -20,000
ConnectSafely Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,800
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,720
Page SUM 330,170

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
A Safe Place, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
7Element Atheletics Inc TN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
A Future for Every Child CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
A Sanctuary for Military Families Inc CO Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
1000 Friends of Oregon OR Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
826 National CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Home Within, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -1,500
A Shot for Life Incorporated MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 78,100

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pets Lifeline Inc. United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Al Otro Lado Inc United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Poverty and Race Research Action Council United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Pro Publica, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
42nd Street Moon United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
American Academy of Arts and Sciences United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Film Institute Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Real Food America United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 800
AmericaShare USA Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Regents of the University of Michigan United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Sabuy Temple - Khmer Buddhist Temple Foundation United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,020,835
Aurora Theatre Company United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 750
Bay Area Ministries, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Ballet Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 1,455,135

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13280 records found.