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)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Montalvo Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Museum of American Heritage Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
People Acting in Community Together Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 60,000
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 46,500
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Cancer Commons Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
ReSurge International Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
San Jose Taiko Group Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Montalvo Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Museum of American Heritage Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
People Acting in Community Together Inc Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 60,000
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 46,500
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Cancer Commons Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
ReSurge International Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
San Jose Taiko Group Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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