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)
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Los Gatos High School New Millennium Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,600
Cancer CAREpoint Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Morgan Autism Center Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Palo Alto Players-Peninsula Center Stage Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sierra Club Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 596,350

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 400
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Los Gatos High School New Millennium Foundation Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,600
Cancer CAREpoint Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Morgan Autism Center Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Palo Alto Players-Peninsula Center Stage Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sierra Club Foundation Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 596,350

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
A Precious Child Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
AAUW Florida Supporting Foundation Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
42nd Street Moon CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
826LA CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
A Public Space Literary Projects Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
AAUW of Oregon Special Projects Fund OR Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
42nd Street Moon CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
88bikes WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
A Reaching Hand CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
AAUW-Wa Special Projects Fund WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
100 Black Men of Atlanta Inc GA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
4word TX Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Breeze of Hope Foundation PA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
A Safe Place, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 -2,500
Page SUM 217,700

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,174
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,788
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Lutheran Church Los Altos United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,150
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 70,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 25,000
American Motorcycle Heritage Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Museum of Natural History United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 556,412

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13280 records found.