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)
Mass Design Group N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 625
Medicine Horse Program N/A CO United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 4,200
Metropolitan Family Services N/A IL United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Montalvo Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Museum of American Heritage Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
National Association for Children of Alcoholics N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
National Park Foundation N/A MD United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Nevada Bighorns Unlimited Reno Chapter N/A NV United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Niroga Institute Alameda CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Oakland Museum of California Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 14,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Peninsula Family Connections San Mateo CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 1,000
Pennsylvania State University N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 120,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Point Community Development Corporation N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
African Communities Together N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Alpine County Sheriff's Department N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 468,975

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 300
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 170,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Copper's Dream Rescue Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 297,300

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Action Ministries Inc GA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Abrazos & Books CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Act Inc IA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Active Minds Inc DC Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abundant Grace Coastside Worker CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Academir Charter School Preparatory FL Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 250
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 1,733,000

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mass Design Group United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 625
Medicine Horse Program United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 4,200
Metropolitan Family Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Montalvo Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Museum of American Heritage United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
National Association for Children of Alcoholics United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
National Park Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Nevada Bighorns Unlimited Reno Chapter United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Niroga Institute United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Oakland Museum of California United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Opera San Jose Incorporated United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Pacific Stroke Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 14,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Peninsula Family Connections United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 1,000
Pennsylvania State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 120,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Point Community Development Corporation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
African Communities Together United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Alpine County Sheriff's Department United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 468,975

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13280 records found.