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)
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Girls Middle School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Mountain View Los Altos High School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
All Saints Episcopal Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Asian Americans for Community Involvement of Santa Clara Cou Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Sacred Heart Nativity School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 10,000
SEMI Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 300
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 788,800

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Girls Middle School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Mountain View Los Altos High School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
All Saints Episcopal Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Asian Americans for Community Involvement of Santa Clara Cou Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Sacred Heart Nativity School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 10,000
SEMI Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 300
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 788,800

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Accountability Counsel United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
AchieveKids United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Accountability Counsel United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
AchieveKids United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 28,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Abode Services United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Achievement First Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 484,000

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