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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Science is Elementary, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 750
St. Mary's Catholic School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
SV Home Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 40,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 164,600
Dress for Success San Francisco Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Faria Educational Enrichment Fund Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 -250
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Housing Trust Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
International School of the Peninsula Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Jose Valdes Math Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Lexia Institute of Computer Applications for Learning Disabl Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 351,150

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Science is Elementary, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 750
St. Mary's Catholic School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
SV Home Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 40,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 164,600
Dress for Success San Francisco Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Faria Educational Enrichment Fund Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 -250
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Housing Trust Silicon Valley Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
International School of the Peninsula Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Jose Valdes Math Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Lexia Institute of Computer Applications for Learning Disabl Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 351,150

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sobrato Early Academic Language Program CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,500,000
Social Good Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Society for Scientific Exploration NJ Sciences Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
Silver Creek High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur California Province CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
SLS CA Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sobrato Early Academic Language Program CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Social Good Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Society for the Preservation of the City of Milwaukee MI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 -200
SilverLining, Inc. DC Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur Generalate MA Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Small Business Majority Foundation Inc CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 100,000
Sobrato Early Academic Language Program CA Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Social Good Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Simi Valley Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods IN Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Smartmeme, Inc. CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 23,368
Social Good Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 3,929,918

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Square Peg Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
St Denis Parish United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
SPCA of Texas United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,750
Spirit of America Worldwide United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Spring Branch Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Square Peg Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St Denis Parish United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Special Hoop Camp Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Spirit of America Worldwide United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 32,601
Springboard Collaborative United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Squash and Education Alliance Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St Edward Central Catholic High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Special Olympics Florida Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Spirit of America Worldwide United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Springboard Collaborative United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Squash and Education Alliance Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
St Edward Central Catholic High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 643,551

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