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)
Girls Middle School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Upsolve Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 350
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 14,000
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Kara Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 71,500
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,424
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Pursuit of Excellence Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Asian Americans for Community Involvement of Santa Clara Cou Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,100
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Sacred Heart Nativity School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 750
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 2,731,624

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Girls Middle School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Upsolve Inc. Santa Clara Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 350
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 14,000
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
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 71,500
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,424
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Pursuit of Excellence Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Asian Americans for Community Involvement of Santa Clara Cou Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,100
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Sacred Heart Nativity School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 750
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 2,731,624

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
7Element Atheletics Inc TN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
A Safe Place, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
1000 Friends of Oregon OR Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
826 National CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Future for Every Child CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
A Sanctuary for Military Families Inc CO Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Ability Experience NC Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
18 Reasons CA Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
826 Valencia CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
A Home Within, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -1,500
A Shot for Life Incorporated MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
A Walk on Water Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
1951 Coffee Company CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 168,700

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