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)
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Imagine Supported Living Services N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Institute for Free Speech N/A VA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Internet Archive San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Juneau Cooperative Christian Ministry N/A AK United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200
King Baudouin Foundation US, Inc. N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 600
Life Sciences Research Foundation N/A MD United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,170,000
Loomis Basin Education Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Lymelight Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Michigan Tech Fund N/A MI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Muskegon Covenant Academy N/A MI United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
National Center for Civic Innovation Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
National Redistricting Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 2,274,750

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Dress for Success San Francisco Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 400
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 250
Daughters of Zion Ministries Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 500
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 129,400

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Adirondack Land Trust Inc NY Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Abolitionist Law Center PA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Achungo Community Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Administrators of The Tulane Educational Fund LA Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
About-Face Media Literacy Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 46,500
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Action Ministries Inc GA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Abrazos & Books CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 505,950

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Imagine Supported Living Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Institute for Free Speech United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Internet Archive United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Juneau Cooperative Christian Ministry United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200
King Baudouin Foundation US, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 600
Life Sciences Research Foundation United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,170,000
Loomis Basin Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Lymelight Foundation Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States Education Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Michigan Tech Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Muskegon Covenant Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
National Center for Civic Innovation Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
National Redistricting Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 2,274,750

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13280 records found.