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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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 County State Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pepperdine University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Oregon Public Broadcasting N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Seeds of Learning N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Saint Ann’s School N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Family Connections San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
National Center for Youth Law Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Concentric Media San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Voto Latino Inc N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation Inc N/A PA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
President & Fellows of Middlebury College N/A VT United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Mozilla Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
Oak Heritage Conservancy Inc N/A IN United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
ITT Bay Area Alumni Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
WeDontWaste Inc N/A CO United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
March of Dimes Inc. N/A GA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
California Family Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 220,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
India Community Center, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
Abrazos & Books Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Henry M. Gunn High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Global Relationships Arts Culture and Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hillbrook School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Los Gatos High School New Millennium Foundation Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 84,600

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pepperdine University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Oregon Public Broadcasting United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Seeds of Learning United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Saint Ann’s School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Family Connections United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
National Center for Youth Law United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Concentric Media United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Voto Latino Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
President & Fellows of Middlebury College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Mozilla Foundation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
Oak Heritage Conservancy Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
ITT Bay Area Alumni United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Community Services Agency United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
WeDontWaste Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
March of Dimes Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
California Family Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 220,500

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