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 County State Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Springs Rescue Mission N/A CO United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 32,000
Frontier Innovations Foundation N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Karam Foundation NFP N/A IL United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Greater Horizons N/A MO United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 268,134
Resonate Church Alameda CA United States Religion/Spirituality Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pitzer College N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Reinvestment Coalition San Francisco CA United States Other Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Loyola Educational Corporation of Shreveport N/A LA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Jewish Community Center San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Bnai Brith Youth Organization Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
StarVista San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Radiating Hope Inc N/A UT United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 18,150
Women Innovators Inc N/A ID United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
East Bay College Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Page SUM 572,784

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Jose Stage Company Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Thomas Merton Center for Catholic Spiritual Development PA Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Congregation Sinai of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Society of St. Vincent de Paul, District Council of Santa Cl Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Girls Middle School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers and Students Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,712
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Family Album Project Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Moving Train Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Starting Arts Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,650
Innovate Public Schools Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275,000
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 707,362

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
ReSurge International CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette, Inc. OR Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation VA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Samaritan House CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,500
American Institute of Mathematics CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Theological Seminary CA Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Restore Hetch Hetchy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Langham Partnership USA Inc NFP AZ Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
South County Community Health Center Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Opera Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Medical Benevolence Foundation DC Health Donor Advised 2018 250
SpiritCare Ministry to Seniors CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 41,200

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12587 records found.
Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Springs Rescue Mission United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 32,000
Frontier Innovations Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Karam Foundation NFP United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Greater Horizons United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 268,134
Resonate Church United States Religion/Spirituality Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pitzer College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Reinvestment Coalition United States Other Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Loyola Educational Corporation of Shreveport United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Jewish Community Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Bnai Brith Youth Organization Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
StarVista United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Radiating Hope Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 18,150
Women Innovators Inc United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
East Bay College Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Page SUM 572,784

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13110 records found.