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)
San Francisco Opera Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Sight Word Busters N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
First Place for Youth Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Rapid Resist Action Alameda CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Student Conservation Association, Inc. N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Merging Vets and Players Inc N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 -21,000
Kidney Cancer Association N/A OR United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 573
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Athena Academy Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Fremont Education Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 450
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
South Peninsula Hebrew Day School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Young America's Foundation N/A VA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Baltimore Squashwise Inc N/A MD United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
New Orleans Start Up Fund Inc N/A LA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Global Relationships Arts Culture and Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hillbrook School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Los Gatos High School New Millennium Foundation Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Sankara Eye Foundation USA Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fogarty Institute for Innovation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Learning Center Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Operation Freedom Paws Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
One Dollar For Life Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Sky's the Limit Fund Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Triton Museum of Art Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
ReSurge International Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Opera Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Sight Word Busters United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
First Place for Youth United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Rapid Resist Action United States Other Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Southern California United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Student Conservation Association, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Merging Vets and Players Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Chabad of Greater South Bay United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 -21,000
Kidney Cancer Association United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 573
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Athena Academy Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Fremont Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 450
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Castilleja School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
South Peninsula Hebrew Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Young America's Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Baltimore Squashwise Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
New Orleans Start Up Fund Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
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13110 records found.