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)
NUS America Foundation, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 56,350
Peninsula College Fund Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
American Institute of Mathematics Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 24,750
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Silicon Valley De-Bug Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
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
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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
NUS America Foundation, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 56,350
Peninsula College Fund Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
American Institute of Mathematics Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2019 24,750
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Silicon Valley De-Bug Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
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
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Acumen Fund, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Academy for Eating Disorders United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ace Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
ACLU Foundation of Southern California United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Access Institute for Psychological Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ace Mentor Program of America Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Access to Business England Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Achieve Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 375,000
ACLU of Montana Foundation Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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