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 County State Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Institute for Educational Advancement N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
African American Community Service Agency Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,310
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Education Fund Inc N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Mavericks Coastside Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Lambs Players Theatre N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Consumer Reports Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Immigration Council N/A PA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,375
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Phillips Exeter Academy N/A NH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
National Film Preserve, Ltd. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 14,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Los Gatos Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Astronomical Association Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 15,000
International Childrens Assistance Network Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Glass Institute Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Institute for Educational Advancement United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
African American Community Service Agency United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,310
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Education Fund Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Mavericks Coastside Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Ballet Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Lambs Players Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Consumer Reports Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Immigration Council United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,375
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Phillips Exeter Academy United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
National Film Preserve, Ltd. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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13110 records found.