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, and corporate 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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sustainable Economies Law Center Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Street Level Health Project Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 300
Street Level Health Project Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Star Struck Productions Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Stagebridge Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Stagebridge Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
St. Mary's Center Alameda Other Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sovereign Order of Malta - Western Association Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Squashdrive Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
St Marys Center Alameda Other Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Smartmeme, Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Salvation Army CA Religion Corporate Advised 2019 300
Algebra Society Inc NY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 12,500
American Atheists, Inc. NJ Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc NY Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Detroit Justice Center MI Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Team Rubicon CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The University of Dublin Fund NY International, Foreign Affairs Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,100
American Gateways TX Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 33,469
Eagle Island Inc NJ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Trust for Public Land CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
United in Harmony CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Andrew P. Hill High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated NY Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
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