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.

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Respite and Research for Alzheimers Disease Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Assistance League of San Jose Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Braven Incorporated Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
St. Francis High School Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
St. Francis High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 300
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 400
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Girls Middle School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Uplift Family Services Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Hi 5 Youth Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Kara Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Alianza Americas CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Adopt A Family Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
African Diaspora Network CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
AfterImage Public Media CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Al Otro Lado Inc CA Immigration Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Aligarh Education Endowment Fund Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Adopt A Family Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
African Leadership Foundation NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Agapao Inc GA International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Alameda County Health Care Services Agency CA Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Alisa Ann Ruch California Burn Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Adrian C. Wilcox High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
African Leadership Foundation NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Agapao Inc GA International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 725
Alameda County Health Pathway Partnership CA Health Donor Advised 2019 35,000
All American Youth Football & Drill Team Inc. TX Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Advaita Society CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 620,425

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