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)
Silicon Valley Creates Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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 750,000
St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Community School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Supporting Initiatives to Redistribute Unused Medicine-Sirum Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 300
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 400
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Evergreen Valley High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
HRJ Charities Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 65,000
San Jose Astronomical Association Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 500
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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Silicon Valley Creates Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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 750,000
St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Community School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Supporting Initiatives to Redistribute Unused Medicine-Sirum Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 300
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 400
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Evergreen Valley High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
HRJ Charities Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 65,000
San Jose Astronomical Association Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2019 500
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