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 descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Salvation Army Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Friends of Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Virtual Science Center Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Jeremiah's Promise Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Keys Family Day School, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jeremiah's Promise Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Metropolitan Education District Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Museum of American Heritage Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Opera San Jose Endowment Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 500
African American Community Services Agency Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Archbishop Mitty High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,662
Page SUM 1,415,012

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Salvation Army Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Friends of Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Virtual Science Center Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Jeremiah's Promise Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Keys Family Day School, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jeremiah's Promise Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Metropolitan Education District Foundation Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Museum of American Heritage Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Opera San Jose Endowment Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 500
African American Community Services Agency Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Archbishop Mitty High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,662
Page SUM 1,415,012

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abolitionist Law Center PA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Achungo Community Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Adirondack Land Trust Inc NY Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
About-Face Media Literacy Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 682,500

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Amnesty International of the USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Animal Haven Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 16,000
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Amnesty International of the USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Amnesty International of the USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Andrew Charity Association Taiwan (R.O.C.) Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Americans for Immigrant Justice United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 140,000
Amnesty International of the USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Andrew P. Hill High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Animal Humane Association of New Mexico Inc. United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
American Society for Technion-Israel Institute of Technology United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 397,700

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13280 records found.