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 descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Girls Middle School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Uplift Family Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 750
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Kara Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Parents Helping Parents Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 23,782
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pursuit of Excellence Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Santa Maria Urban Ministry Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education 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
Sobrato Early Academic Language Program Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 163,932

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Girls Middle School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Uplift Family Services Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 750
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Kara Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Parents Helping Parents Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 23,782
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pursuit of Excellence Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Santa Maria Urban Ministry Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Sobrato Early Academic Language Program Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 163,932

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Aldea- The People's Justice Center PA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 115,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Advocates for the West Inc. ID Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
African People & Wildlife Fund Inc. NJ Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Alder Graduate School of Education CA Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Africa Misson Services of USA Inc TN International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
African Wildlife Foundation DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Alder Graduate School of Education CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,650,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 200
African American Community Service Agency CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
African Wildlife Foundation DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Al Otro Lado Inc CA Immigration Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 2,314,700

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Article 19, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Ashland Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 60,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Aroostook County Action Program, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 65,185
Art of Yoga Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Article3 Org United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Ashland Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Asian Americans for Community Involvement of Santa Clara Cou United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Arpan Foundation Incorporated United States Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Art of Yoga Project United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Artists Association of Nantucket United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ashland Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Asian Americans for Community Involvement of Santa Clara Cou United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive United States Education Donor Advised 2019 16,750
Array Alliance Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Art of Yoga Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Artists Association of Nantucket United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ashland Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 2,274,085

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13280 records found.