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)
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Cancer Research Institute Inc N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250,000
The Carey School San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
The Health Trust Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole N/A WY United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Durham County N/A NC United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Child Mind Institute Inc N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Project H Design Alameda CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Puente de la Costa Sur San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 320,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Congregation Sinai of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Recidiviz Inc San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Courage Campaign Institute 501c3 N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Global Minds Initiative Inc N/A PA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Scripted, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Page SUM 1,112,200

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,100
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 71,500
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
City of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 10,000
City of Palo Alto Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 65,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Committee Advised 2019 25,000
City Year, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 57,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 272,100

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
A Safe Place, Inc. MA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Abigail Alliance for Better Access to Developmental Drugs VA Health Donor Advised 2019 750
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 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 500
1000 Friends of Oregon OR Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
826 National CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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
Ability Experience NC Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
18 Reasons CA Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
826 Valencia CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
A Home Within, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -1,500
A Shot for Life Incorporated MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Page SUM 43,450

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Teach for America, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Cancer Research Institute Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250,000
The Carey School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
The Health Trust United States Health Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Durham County United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Child Mind Institute Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Project H Design United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Puente de la Costa Sur United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 320,000
Community Services Agency United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Congregation Sinai of San Jose United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Recidiviz Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Courage Campaign Institute 501c3 United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Global Minds Initiative Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Scripted, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Page SUM 1,112,200

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13280 records found.