Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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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, and corporate 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 County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A IL United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Bear Valley Branch Library N/A CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 500
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico Inc N/A Puerto Rico Other Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Seeds of Learning Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
California Shakespeare Theater Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sierra Watch N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sobrato Early Academic Language Program Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,500,000
Cancer Research Fund Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Foundation N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castle Air Museum Foundation Incorporated N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Center for Renewable Energy & Appropriate Technology for the N/A OR United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Charity Global Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 60,032
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Colorado Office of the Governor N/A CO United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 135,000
Page SUM 4,992,682

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Bear Valley Branch Library N/A Other Donor Advised 2019 500
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico Inc N/A Other Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Seeds of Learning Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
California Shakespeare Theater Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sierra Watch N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sobrato Early Academic Language Program Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,500,000
Cancer Research Fund Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castle Air Museum Foundation Incorporated N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Center for Renewable Energy & Appropriate Technology for the N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Charity Global Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 60,032
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Colorado Office of the Governor N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 135,000
Page SUM 4,992,682

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Shriners Hospitals for Children FL Health Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur California Province CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 11,000
Brown University of Providence RI Education Donor Advised 2019 70,000
South County Community Health Center Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2019 200,000
St Edward Central Catholic High School IL Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
California Institute of Technology CA Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Castilleja School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Stagebridge CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Sunday Friends Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Choose Love Inc NY Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Climate Resolve CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Common Ground Relief LA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Community Partners CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. DC Sciences Donor Advised 2019 350
The Hadanou Collective CO Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Connect Community Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Create Good Foundation WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 969,050

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Bear Valley Branch Library United States Other Donor Advised 2019 500
San Francisco Food Bank United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico Inc Puerto Rico Other Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Seeds of Learning United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
California Shakespeare Theater United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sierra Watch United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sobrato Early Academic Language Program United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,500,000
Cancer Research Fund Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castle Air Museum Foundation Incorporated United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Center for Renewable Energy & Appropriate Technology for the United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Charity Global Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 60,032
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Colorado Office of the Governor United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 135,000
Page SUM 4,992,682

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13280 records found.