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)
Fremont High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
Unity Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,400
Gilroy Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Los Gatos United Methodist Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
National Council on Severe Autism Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pear Avenue Theatre Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Institute of Mathematics Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Santa Clara County Asian Law Alliance Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sky's the Limit Fund Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fremont High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 300
Unity Palo Alto Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,400
Gilroy Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Los Gatos United Methodist Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
National Council on Severe Autism Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pear Avenue Theatre Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Institute of Mathematics Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Santa Clara County Asian Law Alliance Inc Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sky's the Limit Fund Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
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