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)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,200
Immanuel Lutheran Church of Saratoga Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 32,825
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Churchill Club Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Friends of NTU FNTU Santa Clara CA United States Higher Education Donor Advised 2019 70,668
Givelight Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Virtual Science Center Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,300,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,522,193

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,200
Immanuel Lutheran Church of Saratoga Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 32,825
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Churchill Club Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Friends of NTU FNTU Santa Clara Higher Education Donor Advised 2019 70,668
Givelight Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Virtual Science Center Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,300,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,522,193

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Action Ministries Inc GA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Administrators of The Tulane Educational Fund LA Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Active Minds Inc DC Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Abolitionist Law Center PA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Achungo Community Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
About-Face Media Literacy Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 46,500
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 2,043,050

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Society for the Protection of Nature Israel Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
AmeriCares Foundation, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Amor Ministries Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Anima Denmark Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 367,222
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 200,706
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 11,266
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 82,901
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 38,053
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 17,858
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 87,034
American Philosophical Society United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 40,115
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 74,162
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 369,001
American Prairie Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 38,053
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,178
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 311,204
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 65,998
Page SUM 1,800,751

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13280 records found.