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 County State Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Prescott-Joseph Center for Community Enhancement Inc Alameda CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Project Heal - Help to Eat Accept & Live N/A CO United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pug Nation Rescue of Los Angeles, Inc. N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Red Hook Initiative N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Regents University of California Los Angeles N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
Rocky Mountain Institute N/A CO United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,700
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 15,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sierra Foothill Conservancy TR N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Cancer CAREpoint Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Smile Train, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
South King County Food Coalition N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Chi Am Circle, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Channing House Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Challenge Success Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 -29,000
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 3,500
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Challenge Success Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Challenge Success Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 60,800

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Prescott-Joseph Center for Community Enhancement Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Project Heal - Help to Eat Accept & Live United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pug Nation Rescue of Los Angeles, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Red Hook Initiative United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Regents University of California Los Angeles United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
Rocky Mountain Institute United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,700
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
San Francisco Zoological Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 15,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sierra Foothill Conservancy TR United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Cancer CAREpoint Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Smile Train, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
South King County Food Coalition United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 105,450

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13280 records found.