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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
Carb DM, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
All Stars Helping Kids, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Thirteenth Street Neighborhood Advisory Committee Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 600
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Villa Siena Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 500
Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Parisi House on the Hill, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 3,333
Beautiful Day Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 7,500
San Jose Jazz Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 78,733

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Carb DM, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
All Stars Helping Kids, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
St. Francis High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Thirteenth Street Neighborhood Advisory Committee Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 600
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Villa Siena Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 500
Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Parisi House on the Hill, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2019 3,333
Beautiful Day Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 7,500
San Jose Jazz Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 78,733

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
A Wider Bridge CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
2041 Foundation Incorporated CA Environment Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,100
A Network for Grateful Living, Inc. MA International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
A Wish With Wings, Inc. TX Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 115,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
2430 Arts Alliance CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 27,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
A New Day Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 34,500
A Woman's Nation CA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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
2430 Arts Alliance CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,750
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 653,625

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