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)
Hi 5 Youth Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Kara Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Kara Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Mercy Beyond Borders Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Parents Helping Parents Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pursuit of Excellence Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Asian Americans for Community Involvement of Santa Clara Cou Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sacred Heart Nativity School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Jose Grail Family Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 2,664,300

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hi 5 Youth Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Kara Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Kara Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Mercy Beyond Borders Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Parents Helping Parents Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pursuit of Excellence Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Asian Americans for Community Involvement of Santa Clara Cou Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sacred Heart Nativity School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Jose Grail Family Services Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 2,664,300

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Life CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Wreaths Across America ME Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,300
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Wu Yee Children's Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 225,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,548
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 557,446
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc CO Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Worldwide Leadership Council, Inc. CT General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Woodside Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Woodson Center DC Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 1,925,994

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Yiaku Laikipiak Trust Kenya Human Services Donor Advised 2019 11,250
You Matter Too United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Year Up Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yiaku Laikipiak Trust Kenya Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Young & Healthy United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Wounded Warriors Family Support, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
World Institute for Scientific Exploration, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 153,750

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13280 records found.