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)
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Town Cats of Morgan Hill Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
First Baptist Church of Los Altos Inc Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Green Foothills Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Red White & Blue Charity Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Asn Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 135,000
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
BAYMEC Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Blossom Hill School Home and School Club Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 28,500
Stanford Health Care 227 Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sunday Friends Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 2,727,500

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Town Cats of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
First Baptist Church of Los Altos Inc Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Green Foothills Foundation Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Red White & Blue Charity Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Asn Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 135,000
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
BAYMEC Community Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Blossom Hill School Home and School Club Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 28,500
Stanford Health Care 227 Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sunday Friends Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 2,727,500

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Ace Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 90,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Access Institute for Psychological Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ace Mentor Program of America Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Access to Business England Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Achieve Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 375,000
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
ACLU of Montana Foundation Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ACCION International United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
Addis Ababa University Ethiopia Education Donor Advised 2019 46,607
AchieveKids United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 539,157

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