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 descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 250
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Amigos de Guadalupe Center for Justice and Empowerment Santa Clara CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 1,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Innovate Public Schools Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 350,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Peninsula Youth Theatre Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Respite and Research for Alzheimers Disease Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Christ Community Church of Milpitas Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 736,050

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 250
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Amigos de Guadalupe Center for Justice and Empowerment Santa Clara Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 1,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Innovate Public Schools Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 350,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Peninsula Youth Theatre Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Respite and Research for Alzheimers Disease Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Christ Community Church of Milpitas Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
St. Francis High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 736,050

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
A Womans Work Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
2430 Arts Alliance CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,750
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
A New Way of Life Reentry Project CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 400,000
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
350 Silicon Valley CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
826 Valencia CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
A Place Called Home CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
418 Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Place to Turn Inc MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 780,950

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 371,573
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,000,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 80,175
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 59,911
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,583
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 69,046
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,038
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 61,994
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 178,797
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 178,519
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 104,392
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,174
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,788
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 200
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 2,357,690

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13280 records found.