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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,650
First Church of Christ Scientist Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,250
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 400
Green Foothills Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Help One Child Mission to Children at Risk Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Redemption Ministerial Fellowship International Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 370
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 700
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
BAYMEC Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Jose Auxiliary for Children Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Cancer CAREpoint Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 102,620

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,650
First Church of Christ Scientist Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,250
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 400
Green Foothills Foundation Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Help One Child Mission to Children at Risk Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Redemption Ministerial Fellowship International Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 370
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 700
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
BAYMEC Community Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Jose Auxiliary for Children Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Cancer CAREpoint Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 102,620

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
50Can Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2019 120,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
A Safe Place, Inc. MA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Abigail Alliance for Better Access to Developmental Drugs VA Health Donor Advised 2019 750
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
5P Society CA Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
A Safe Place, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
7Element Atheletics Inc TN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
A Future for Every Child CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
A Sanctuary for Military Families Inc CO Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
1000 Friends of Oregon OR Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
826 National CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 186,450

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,573
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,095
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,174
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,788
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 26,233
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 46,080
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 200
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 25,557
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Non-Smokers Rights Foundation United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 400,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
American Non-Smokers Rights Foundation United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,355
Page SUM 540,555

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