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)
Santa Clara City Library Foundation and Friends Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Philippine Development Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,000
HOPE Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Auxiliary of the Good Samaritan Hospital of Santa Clara Vall Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sunday Friends Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Bulamu Healthcare International Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Henry M. Gunn High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Phu Dong Youth Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,364
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jose Valdes Math Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Uplift Family Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Santa Clara City Library Foundation and Friends Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Philippine Development Foundation Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,000
HOPE Services Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Auxiliary of the Good Samaritan Hospital of Santa Clara Vall Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sunday Friends Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Bulamu Healthcare International Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Henry M. Gunn High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Phu Dong Youth Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,364
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jose Valdes Math Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Uplift Family Services Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Carlos Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
World Wildlife Fund, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Truckee Church of the Mountains United Methodist Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
International Documentary Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Abrazos & Books United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Benedict's Ladder: A Representative Payee Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Progressive Change Institute United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
SPARK United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
ERICA Industry University Cooperation Foundation - Hanyang U South Korea Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
African Wildlife Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
3rd I South Asian Independent Film United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Association for Texas Advocates Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kansas State University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Tides Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
People for the American Way Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
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