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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Salvation Army Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2019 300
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Friends of Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jeremiah's Promise Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Metropolitan Education District Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Museum of American Heritage Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Opera San Jose Endowment Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 500
Alum Rock Counseling Center Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
ReSurge International Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
San Jose State University Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Services & Immigrant Rights & Education Network Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 60,000
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 446,950

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Salvation Army Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2019 300
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Friends of Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jeremiah's Promise Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Metropolitan Education District Foundation Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Museum of American Heritage Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Opera San Jose Endowment Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 500
Alum Rock Counseling Center Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
ReSurge International Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
San Jose State University Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Services & Immigrant Rights & Education Network Santa Clara Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 60,000
St. Francis High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 446,950

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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
Action Ministries Inc GA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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
Page SUM 385,700

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American River Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Arab Medical Association Against Cancer Egypt Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American University in Cairo United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Amigos for Christ United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Andersen Tax Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Animal Equality Germany e.V. Germany Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 425,000
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Amnesty International of the USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Anderson Ranch Arts Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Animal Equality Italia Italy Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 840,000
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 16,000
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Amnesty International of the USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Animal Haven Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 1,584,200

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13280 records found.