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)
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 83,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Veggielution Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Asilomar Microcomputer Workshop Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem Knights Hospitaller Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Japanese American Museum of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Christa McAuliffe Parent-Faculty Group Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cake4kids Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Supporting Initiatives to Redistribute Unused Medicine-Sirum Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley Shakespeare Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 581,400

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 83,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Veggielution Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Asilomar Microcomputer Workshop Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem Knights Hospitaller Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Japanese American Museum of San Jose Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Christa McAuliffe Parent-Faculty Group Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cake4kids Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Supporting Initiatives to Redistribute Unused Medicine-Sirum Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley Shakespeare Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 581,400

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
University of Southampton England Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Sue Duncan Childrens Center Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Center for Food Safety United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan Malaysia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
One Degree United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Future Problem Solving Program International, Inc. United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of Michigan United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Healthy Kids Brighter Future Incorported United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Will-Cook-Kankakee Youth Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Richmond Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Parikrma USA Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,963
Random Acts of Flowers United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planting Justice United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Taking Out Toxo United States Health Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Young Mens Christian Association of the East Bay United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Alzheimer's Orange County United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Full Circle Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 393,213

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