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)
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 400
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mentor Tutor Connection Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Peninsula Bible Church, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 11,254
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 16,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Hillbrook School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Innovate Public Schools Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 204,654

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 400
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mentor Tutor Connection Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Peninsula Bible Church, Inc. Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 11,254
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 16,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Hillbrook School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Innovate Public Schools Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 204,654

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
418 Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
826LA CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
A Precious Child Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
AAUW Florida Supporting Foundation Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
42nd Street Moon CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
88bikes WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
A Public Space Literary Projects Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
AAUW of Oregon Special Projects Fund OR Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
42nd Street Moon CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
A Breeze of Hope Foundation PA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
A Reaching Hand CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
AAUW-Wa Special Projects Fund WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
100 Black Men of Atlanta Inc GA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
4word TX Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Christian Ministry in the National Parks CO Religion Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 224,200

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 42,193
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 139,614
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 110,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 18,531
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,700
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 363,388

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13280 records found.