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, and corporate 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)
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 460,000
Palo Alto High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Animal Assisted Happiness, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Shirakawa (George Sr.) Elementary School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 250
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St. Lucy Parish School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Dream Catchers Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Salvation Army Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Good Karma Bikes Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Wesley San Jose United Methodist Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Cancer CAREpoint Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 2,635,000

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 460,000
Palo Alto High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Animal Assisted Happiness, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Shirakawa (George Sr.) Elementary School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 250
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St. Lucy Parish School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Dream Catchers Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Salvation Army Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Good Karma Bikes Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Wesley San Jose United Methodist Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Cancer CAREpoint Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 2,635,000

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
2041 Foundation Incorporated CA Environment Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
A New Day Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 34,500
A Woman's Nation CA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 115,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
2430 Arts Alliance CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 27,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
A New Way of Life Reentry Project CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
A Womans Work Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
2430 Arts Alliance CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,750
826 Valencia CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
A New Way of Life Reentry Project CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 400,000
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,275,275

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,788
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 200
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 26,233
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 46,080
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 25,557
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Non-Smokers Rights Foundation United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 400,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
American Non-Smokers Rights Foundation United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,355
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 800
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 748,806
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 46,171
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,051
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 42,193
Page SUM 1,355,234

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13280 records found.