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 Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Bring Change 2 Mind San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2019 250
California Family Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 500
She Wins A NJ Nonprofit Corporation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Caminar San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Carmelite Monastery of the Infant Jesus Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Solar Electric Light Fund N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Center for American Progress N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Child Mind Institute Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Church of God N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 275
Code for Science and Society Inc N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Community Solutions International Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Strides for Life Colon Cancer Foundation San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Contra Costa Jewish Day School Contra Costa Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Crisis Text Line N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 1,250,000
Spirit Series, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,734,575

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Burlingame Public Library CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
California Reentry Institute CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
St. Augustine's Episcopal Chapel TN Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,000
StarVista CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Canopy CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Catholic Charities of Dallas Inc TX Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Supporting Initiatives to Redistribute Unused Medicine-Sirum CA Health Donor Advised 2019 18,300
Center for Youth Wellness CA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Christopher Newport University Educational Foundation Inc VA Education Donor Advised 2019 -30,000
Code for America Labs CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Community Center for the Arts WY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Community Solutions International Inc NY Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Catholic Community Foundation of Santa Clara County CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Jazz Gallery NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 672,199
Democracy Now Productions, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Teach for America, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
The Primary School - East Palo Alto CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,200
The UCLA Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 1,052,649

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Animals Australia Federation Australia Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 48,324
Australian National University Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Australian National University Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 275,958
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Hope for Cambodian Children Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Monash University Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Monash University Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 8,050
Monash University Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 423,449
Possible Dreams International Australia International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research Australia Health Donor Advised 2019 188,144
Wantok Musik Foundation Australia Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Australian Business and Community Network Limited Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Box Hill Institute Australia Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,250
Foodbank Victoria Australia Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Jane Goodall Institute Australia Ltd Australia Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 32,070
STREAT Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,800
STREAT Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Technical and Further Education Commission (TAFE) NSW Australia Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,250
Thrive Refugee Enterprise Australia Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 2,229,295

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