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 Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation International N/A AZ United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Exhibition District Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 31,500
From the Heart Productions Inc N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United for a Fair Economy, Inc. N/A MA United States Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Federacion Indigena Empresarial y Comunidades Locales de Mex N/A Mexico Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 32,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Hampshire College Trustees N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation International N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Exhibition District Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 31,500
From the Heart Productions Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United for a Fair Economy, Inc. N/A Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Federacion Indigena Empresarial y Comunidades Locales de Mex N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 32,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Hampshire College Trustees N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
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13110 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation International United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Exhibition District United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 31,500
From the Heart Productions Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United for a Fair Economy, Inc. United States Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Federacion Indigena Empresarial y Comunidades Locales de Mex Mexico Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 32,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Hampshire College Trustees United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
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13110 records found.