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)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A GA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200
Healthier Kids Foundation Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Seventh-Day Adventists Loma Linda University Medical Center N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Home and Hope San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 140,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Immigration Institute of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 85,000
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Benefits Data Trust N/A PA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
American University N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,200
St. James Infirmary San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Street Life Ministries San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sustainable Economies Law Center Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation N/A OH United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
The International Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Foundation N/A FL United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200,000
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
City of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 10,000
City of Palo Alto Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 65,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Committee Advised 2019 25,000
City Year, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 355,150

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
A Safe Place, Inc. MA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
7Element Atheletics Inc TN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
A Safe Place, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
1000 Friends of Oregon OR Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
826 National CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Future for Every Child CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
A Sanctuary for Military Families Inc CO Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Ability Experience NC Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
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
Page SUM 61,700

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200
Healthier Kids Foundation Santa Clara County United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Seventh-Day Adventists Loma Linda University Medical Center United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Home and Hope United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 140,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Immigration Institute of the Bay Area United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 85,000
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Benefits Data Trust United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
American University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,200
St. James Infirmary United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Street Life Ministries United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ace Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sustainable Economies Law Center United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
The International Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 456,150

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13280 records found.