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 ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ivy Rose Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
JW House Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Los Gatos High School New Millennium Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Morgan Autism Center Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
NAMI Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Palo Alto Players-Peninsula Center Stage Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 45,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 65,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Friends of the Palo Alto Public Library Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 614,150

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ivy Rose Community Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
JW House Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Los Gatos High School New Millennium Foundation Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Morgan Autism Center Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
NAMI Santa Clara County Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Palo Alto Players-Peninsula Center Stage Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 45,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 65,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Friends of the Palo Alto Public Library Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 614,150

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,300
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Wreaths Across America ME Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 225,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,548
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Wu Yee Children's Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Page SUM 919,048

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yavneh Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Yellowstone Forever United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Houston Area United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Ya- Ya Network Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Northern Middlesex Count United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yaffed Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Yerba Buena High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 349,900

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13280 records found.