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)
Djerassi Resident Artists Program San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
East Bay Community Law Center Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,000
The Greater Boston Food Bank, Inc. N/A MA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Edgewood Center for Children and Families San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Top Honors Incorporated N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Fair Fight Action Inc. N/A GA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
FINCA International, Inc. N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Tuolumne River Preservation Trust San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,050
United Cerebral Palsy Association of Orange County Inc N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
For the Wild Collective N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Fremont Union High Schools Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400
University of Florida N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 -3,500
Girl Scouts of Hawaii N/A HI United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation N/A WI United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education N/A WA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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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 1,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 874
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
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
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
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
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 134,774

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
A Shot for Life Incorporated MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
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 Walk on Water Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
1951 Coffee Company CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
A Home Within, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -750
A Wider Bridge CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
1M1B Foundation NV Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 300
A Home Within, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -750
A Wish With Wings, Inc. TX Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 207,800

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Djerassi Resident Artists Program United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
East Bay Community Law Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,000
The Greater Boston Food Bank, Inc. United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Edgewood Center for Children and Families United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Top Honors Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Fair Fight Action Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
FINCA International, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Tuolumne River Preservation Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,050
United Cerebral Palsy Association of Orange County Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
For the Wild Collective United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Fremont Union High Schools Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400
University of Florida United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 -3,500
Girl Scouts of Hawaii United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 142,150

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13280 records found.