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)
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 6,037
Community Services Agency Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Special Ops SV Inc Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Foundation for Excellence, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Upward Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 250
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
KCXU Incorporation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Leigh High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula College Fund Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Quest Scholars Program Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 224,087

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 6,037
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Special Ops SV Inc Santa Clara Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Foundation for Excellence, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Upward Scholars Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 250
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
KCXU Incorporation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Santa Clara Sciences Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Leigh High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula College Fund Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Quest Scholars Program Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 224,087

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Accountability Counsel CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
A Place to Turn Inc MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. TN Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
418 Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
A Precious Child Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
AAUW Florida Supporting Foundation Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
42nd Street Moon CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
826LA CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
A Public Space Literary Projects Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
AAUW of Oregon Special Projects Fund OR Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 266,950

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 22,148
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 90,020
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,385
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,166
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,265
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 119,815
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 400,573
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
Page SUM 2,753,598

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