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)
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Stanford Health Care 227 Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Comunidad Para Baja California Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 750
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Los Altos Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Montezuma Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 30,000
California Institute for Medical Research Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 291,000

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Stanford Health Care 227 Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Comunidad Para Baja California Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 750
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Los Altos Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Montezuma Foundation Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 30,000
California Institute for Medical Research Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 291,000

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Lung Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
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 Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
American Film Institute Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
American Friends of the Hebrew University Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Immigration Council United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
American Institute of Mathematics United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Page SUM 722,650

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