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)
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Mountain View Los Altos High School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Jikoji Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Help One Child Mission to Children at Risk Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Learning Center Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Ujima Adult and Family Services Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Pacific Hearing Connection Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
All Saints Episcopal Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Dream Catchers Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Valley Verde Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Mountain View Los Altos High School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Jikoji Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Help One Child Mission to Children at Risk Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Learning Center Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Ujima Adult and Family Services Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Pacific Hearing Connection Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
All Saints Episcopal Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Dream Catchers Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Valley Verde Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
About-Face Media Literacy Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Asian American Donor Program CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National Immigration Law Center CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Film Forum, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 125,000
India Community Center, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oceana, Inc. DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Represent.Us Education Fund MA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Grist Magazine, Inc. WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Concentric Media CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Skid Row Housing Trust CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Womens International Network for Guatemalan Solutions Inc MN Health Donor Advised 2018 250
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America - LEDA NY Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital TN Health Donor Advised 2018 250
United Methodist Church of Los Altos CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
Generative Somatics CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 540
The Oaks School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Empowerment Works Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 386,090

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
MK Level Playing Field Institute United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 210,000
Eastside College Preparatory School, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
HandsOn Bay Area United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Safe Passages United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay India Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,801
Internews Network United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Hillsborough Schools Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,350
Homeboy Industries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Morris Animal Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 145,000
St. Mary's Catholic School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Hospice by the Bay United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Action and Contemplation Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Voto Latino Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Clara Fire Safe Council United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 840,351

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13110 records found.