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)
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
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
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
American Institute of Mathematics Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Resource Area For Teaching Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Saint Andrew's School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 32,000
Page SUM 186,679

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
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
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
American Institute of Mathematics Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Resource Area For Teaching Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Saint Andrew's School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 32,000
Page SUM 186,679

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Access Institute for Psychological Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Achieve Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2019 375,000
ACLU of Montana Foundation Inc MT Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ACCION International MA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Acres, Inc. IN Environment Donor Advised 2019 40,312
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Accion Latina CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
AchieveKids CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 18,945
Acres, Inc. IN Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 557,907

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Animal Charity Evaluators United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Animals in Need Fund United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Prairie Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Appling County Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
American University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Amherst College Trustees United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Animal Charity Evaluators United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Annunciation House Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
American Promise Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,800
Ara Institute of Canterbury New Zealand Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,800
American University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Amherst College Trustees United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Animal Equality United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 215,000
Anthony Manning Kunin Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
American Radium Society Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 35,000
Arab American Family Services United States Immigration Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Amigos de Guadalupe Center for Justice and Empowerment United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 1,000
Page SUM 583,400

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13280 records found.