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)
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Upward Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
HOPE Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Young Dreamer Network Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
Peninsula College Fund Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Bellarmine College Preparatory Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
San Jose Multicultural Artists Guild Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 5,000
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 39,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 7,200
Page SUM 621,700

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Upward Scholars Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
HOPE Services Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Young Dreamer Network Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
Peninsula College Fund Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Bellarmine College Preparatory Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
San Jose Multicultural Artists Guild Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 5,000
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 39,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 7,200
Page SUM 621,700

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Alexandria House CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 250
African American Community Services Agency CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
AFS-USA Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Al Otro Lado Inc CA Immigration Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Alfanar Inc US MA International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
African Communities Together NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 90,000
After Innocence CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Al Otro Lado Inc CA Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200
Algebra Society Inc NY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
African Diaspora Network CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
After School Matters IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Al Otro Lado Inc CA Immigration Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Alianza Americas CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Adopt A Family Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 629,400

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