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)
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Union Middle School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
St. Nicholas Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 20,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Parkinson's Institute Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 750
Steele-Corbett Group Homes Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 700
Cupertino Educational Endowment Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St Josephs Family Center Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sempervirens Fund Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Presentation High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Hunger at Home Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sequoia Adult School Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Doris Dillon School in Cambodia Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Los Gatos Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Union Middle School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
St. Nicholas Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 20,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Parkinson's Institute Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 750
Steele-Corbett Group Homes Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 700
Cupertino Educational Endowment Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St Josephs Family Center Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sempervirens Fund Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Presentation High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Hunger at Home Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sequoia Adult School Scholars Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Doris Dillon School in Cambodia Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Los Gatos Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 134,350

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
FINCA International, Inc. DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Global Relationships Arts Culture and Education CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Water Missions International SC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
U.S. National Committee for UN Women DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Hillbrook School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Camping & Education Foundation OH Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Austin Habitat for Humanity TX Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Los Gatos High School New Millennium Foundation Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Grace 1st Transitional Center CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Community Services Agency CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Association for Texas Advocates Inc TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
3rd I South Asian Independent Film CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham, Inc. NC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 74,000

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Bible Church, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,600
University of Wisconsin Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
LatinoJustice PRLDEF United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Applied Rationality United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
San Francisco Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2018 7,200
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 210,000
Carmel Mission Foundation Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Samaritan House United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Earth Island Institute Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Food & Water Watch United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
International Planned Parenthood Federation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Digital Asia Hub Hong Kong Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 1,453,500

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13110 records found.