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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,776
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Just Read Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Mountain View Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation, Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
VMC Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foothill High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
WeHOPE Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 11,750
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,500
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 261,576

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 15,776
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Just Read Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Mountain View Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation, Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
VMC Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foothill High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 11,750
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,500
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 261,576

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Village School VA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
American Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Avenidas CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bay Area Gardeners Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 9,000

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Dome of Hope Organization Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Ruskin Group Theatre Company United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -250
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Grassroots Leadership Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 6,000
American Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Fremont Union High Schools Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Kainos Home & Training Center for the Developmentally Disabl United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oakland International High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 160,000
Ross Valley Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Social Tees Animal Rescue Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Learning and Loving Education Center United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Stuttering Association for the Young Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Castle Rock Charter School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Reading Results United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Bronx Defenders United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
YWCA of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 1,259,250

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13110 records found.