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)
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Tidepool Project Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,350
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Living Wisdom School of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
Peninsula Youth Theatre Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 22,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 300
Silicon Valley Faces Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 238,400

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Tidepool Project Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,350
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Living Wisdom School of Palo Alto Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
Peninsula Youth Theatre Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 22,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 300
Silicon Valley Faces Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St. Francis High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 300
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 238,400

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
18 Reasons CA Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
826 Valencia CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
A Home Within, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -1,500
A Shot for Life Incorporated MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
1951 Coffee Company CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
A Home Within, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -750
A Walk on Water Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
A Wider Bridge CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
1M1B Foundation NV Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 300
A Home Within, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -750
A Wish With Wings, Inc. TX Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
2041 Foundation Incorporated CA Environment Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 328,300

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 31,028
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,872
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,000,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 371,573
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 59,911
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 80,175
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,583
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 69,046
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,038
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 61,994
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 5,000
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
Page SUM 2,197,062

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13280 records found.