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.

Grantee Bay Area County State Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
HEAL Project San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Historical Society of Watertown N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Worldwide Leadership Council, Inc. N/A CT United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,200
Human Investment Project Inc San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Immanuel Lutheran Church of Saratoga Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Institute for Nonprofit News N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,529
Intertribal Friendship House Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Junior Achievement Rocky Mountain N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Lawrence University of Wisconsin N/A WI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
M E B Alliance for Educator Diversity Inc N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,110
Math/Science Nucleus Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Mid-Pacific Institute N/A HI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 439,539

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Emmaus Inn Ministries Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Enneagram Prison Project Santa Clara Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Elevate Tutoring Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 350
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 -100
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 750
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 192,300

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Al Otro Lado Inc CA Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200
Algebra Society Inc NY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
African Diaspora Network CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
AfterImage Public Media CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Al Otro Lado Inc CA Immigration Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Alianza Americas CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Adopt A Family Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Academy for Eating Disorders VA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ace Mentor Program of America Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
ACLU of Montana Foundation Inc MT Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Access Institute for Psychological Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 348,350

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
HEAL Project United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Historical Society of Watertown United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Worldwide Leadership Council, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,200
Human Investment Project Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Immanuel Lutheran Church of Saratoga United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Institute for Nonprofit News United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,529
Intertribal Friendship House United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Junior Achievement Rocky Mountain United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
KIPP Bay Area Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Lawrence University of Wisconsin United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Los Altos Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
M E B Alliance for Educator Diversity Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,110
Math/Science Nucleus United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Mid-Pacific Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 439,539

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13280 records found.