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)
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 550
Congregation Emek Beracha Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,650
Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Chr Santa Clara CA United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bellarmine College Preparatory Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 700
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bible Church, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
TheatreWorks Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 550
Congregation Emek Beracha Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,650
Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Chr Santa Clara Donor Advised 2018 5,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bellarmine College Preparatory Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
St. Francis High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 700
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bible Church, Inc. Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
TheatreWorks Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Page SUM 100,600

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Downtown Streets, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
MDRC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare Italy Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Go Public Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Abode Services United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Howard University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Youth Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Human Rights First United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
India Literacy Project United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Shriners Hospitals for Children United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Seva Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Anthony's Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jewish Family & Children's Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 641,800

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