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 Countysort ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 7,500
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 600
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 85,000
Girls Middle School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Uplift Family Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Kara Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 600
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
Mercy Beyond Borders Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Parents Helping Parents Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 800
All India Movement Aim for Seva Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pursuit of Excellence Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Asian Americans for Community Involvement of Santa Clara Cou Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 162,000

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 7,500
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 600
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 85,000
Girls Middle School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Uplift Family Services Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Kara Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 600
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
Mercy Beyond Borders Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Parents Helping Parents Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 800
All India Movement Aim for Seva Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pursuit of Excellence Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Asian Americans for Community Involvement of Santa Clara Cou Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 162,000

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation NJ Education Donor Advised 2019 3,150
Woodside School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
World Affairs Council of Northern California CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Institute for Scientific Exploration, Inc. MD Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woods Hole Day Care Cooperative MA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
World Affairs Council of Northern California CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
World Institute for Scientific Exploration, Inc. MD Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution MA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
World Affairs Council of Northern California CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
World Literacy Crusade of Florida FL Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Worldwatch Institute DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Woodside Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 -23,000
Page SUM 661,750

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
WorldWideWomen Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Woodside Community Theatre, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Working Partnerships USA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 60,000
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400,000
World Vision United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 13,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Wonderfest United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodside High School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Working Partnerships USA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
World Vision United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 12,600
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wonderland Avenue Elementary United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 -3,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodside High School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Working Partnerships USA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 40,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300
World Vision United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,400
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 660,150

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13280 records found.