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 County State Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
New Teacher Center N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Notre Dame de Namur University San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy N/A OK United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Our Lady of Angels Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Pandemonium Aviaries Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
PEF Israel Endowment Funds, Inc. N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 750
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Presbyterian Church of Los Gatos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Project Heal - Help to Eat Accept & Live N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Puente de la Costa Sur San Mateo CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,051
Recovery Cafe San Jose Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Regents University of California Los Angeles N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Presbyterian Church USA N/A KY United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,900
Project Heal - Help to Eat Accept & Live N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 121,401

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sierra Nevada College N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Sierra Nevada College N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Nevada Journeys N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sierra Pregnancy & Health N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 550
Sierra Senior Services N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sidekick Foundation Inc. N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 61,312
Sierra Vista Community Chorus Society N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Academy of Expeditionary Learning N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Sierra Waldorf School N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Watch N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sierra Watch N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Sightline Institute N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sightline Institute N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Sigma Chi Chi Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority Incorporated N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Sigma Kappa Foundation, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sigma Nu Educational Foundation Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Sigma XI The Scientific Research Honor Society Inc N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200
Silent Bot Deadly STEM Education Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sherman Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Sesame Workshop N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 465,762

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Southern Exposure CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Society of Saint Vincent De Paul Council of Los Angeles CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Sojourn to the Past CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Somos Mayfair Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
SOS Children's Villages USA, Inc. DC Human Services Donor Advised 2019 840
South County Community Health Center Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Southern Illinois University Foundation IL Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Society of St Vincent de Paul OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sojourners DC Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Somos Mayfair Inc CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 60,000
SOS Health Services of Walla Walla WA Religion Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 120,000
Social Good Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Siskiyou Sansui Do Inc OR Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Sisters Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Monroe Mich MI Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Smith Farm LTD DC Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 -130,000
Social Good Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Sistema Infantil Teleton USA TX Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
SJ Bike Party Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Page SUM 380,540

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Notre Dame de Namur University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Our Lady of Angels Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Pandemonium Aviaries United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
PEF Israel Endowment Funds, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 750
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Presbyterian Church of Los Gatos United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Project Heal - Help to Eat Accept & Live United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Puente de la Costa Sur United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,051
Recovery Cafe San Jose Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Regents University of California Los Angeles United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ashland Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Presbyterian Church USA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,900
Project Heal - Help to Eat Accept & Live United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Puente de la Costa Sur United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,500
Page SUM 120,901

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13280 records found.