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)
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 400
The Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 500
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 11,254
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Hillbrook School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Innovate Public Schools Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,125
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Live Oak Adult Day Services Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Oak Grove High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Pacific Hearing Connection Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Peninsula College Fund Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Playing at Learning Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Page SUM 1,324,579

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 400
The Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 500
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 11,254
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Hillbrook School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Innovate Public Schools Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,125
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Live Oak Adult Day Services Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Oak Grove High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Pacific Hearing Connection Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Peninsula College Fund Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Playing at Learning Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Page SUM 1,324,579

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
A New Way of Life Reentry Project United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
A Womans Work Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10 Books A Home United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
350 Silicon Valley United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
826 Valencia United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
A New Way of Life Reentry Project United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 400,000
A Place Called Home United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
AARP Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10 Books A Home United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
418 Project United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
826 Valencia United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Place to Turn Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
AARP Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
418 Project United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 875,700

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13280 records found.