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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Town School for Boys San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Marin Shakespeare Company Marin CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Massachusetts Institute of Technology N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Purdue University N/A IN United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Seaside Pony Baseball Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 700
Taft Elementary School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 45,516
Film Forum, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Common Cause Education Fund N/A CA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Homeless Garden Project N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Marygrove College N/A MI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peregrine Fund, Inc. N/A ID United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 500
CARE - Headquarters N/A GA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,100
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Catholic Charities USA N/A MD United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 750
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
India Community Center, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose Day Nursery Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Henry M. Gunn High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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
Page SUM 71,500

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Town School for Boys United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Marin Shakespeare Company United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Purdue University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Seaside Pony Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 700
Taft Elementary School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 45,516
Film Forum, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Common Cause Education Fund United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Homeless Garden Project United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Marygrove College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peregrine Fund, Inc. United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 500
CARE - Headquarters United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,100
Avenidas United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Catholic Charities USA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 509,266

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13110 records found.