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)
St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Community School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Emek Beracha Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,650
First Church of Christ Scientist Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,250
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 400
Green Foothills Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Help One Child Mission to Children at Risk Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Redemption Ministerial Fellowship International Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 370
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 700
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
BAYMEC Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Jose Auxiliary for Children Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 124,120

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Community School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Emek Beracha Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,650
First Church of Christ Scientist Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,250
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 400
Green Foothills Foundation Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Help One Child Mission to Children at Risk Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Redemption Ministerial Fellowship International Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 370
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 700
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
BAYMEC Community Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Jose Auxiliary for Children Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 124,120

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
A Womans Work Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
350 Silicon Valley CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
826 Valencia CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
A New Way of Life Reentry Project CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 400,000
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
418 Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Place Called Home CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
418 Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
A Place to Turn Inc MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 675,700

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 750
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 16,091
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 203
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 31,688
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 280,717
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 7,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 83,996
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,521
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 33,469
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 24,376
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 129,586
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,856
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 44,927
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 120,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Page SUM 855,680

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13280 records found.