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)
Metropolitan Education District Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Monta Vista High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Opera San Jose Endowment Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Almaden Neighborhood Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 50,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 19,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Archbishop Mitty High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 109,500
ReSurge International Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Breakthrough Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Spartan Foundation Inc. Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul Santa Clara CA United States Religion Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Page SUM 555,025

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Metropolitan Education District Foundation Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Monta Vista High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Opera San Jose Endowment Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Almaden Neighborhood Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 50,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 19,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Archbishop Mitty High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 109,500
ReSurge International Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Breakthrough Silicon Valley Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St. Francis High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Spartan Foundation Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul Santa Clara Religion Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Page SUM 555,025

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,080
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
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
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Adirondack Land Trust Inc NY Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 649,780

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
API Cultural Center, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
American Society of the University of Haifa United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Americares Foundation, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Amplifier Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Animal Assisted Happiness, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 300
American Society of the University of Haifa United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
America's Promise-The Alliance for Youth United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 245,000
Amplio Network United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 900,000
Animal Assisted Happiness, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 250
Animal Welfare Institute United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Apollo High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
American Society of the University of Haifa United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Americas Voice Education Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Amy Seiwert's Imagery United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Animal Assisted Happiness, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Animals Asia Foundation Limited United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Appalshop Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 4,107,650

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