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, 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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Cancer CAREpoint Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Smile Train, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
South Peninsula Hebrew Day School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St Vrain Valley Educational Foundation Inc N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation N/A VA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,675
Stanford Health Care 227 Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sunday Friends Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
10 Books A Home San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 115,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Tahoe Rim Trail Association N/A NV United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 500
The Allen Temple Leadership Institute Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Ace Charter School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Diaper Bank of North Carolina N/A NC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 282,875

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Cupertino Educational Endowment Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 300
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 672,199
Page SUM 800,199

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,080
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Adirondack Land Trust Inc NY Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Abolitionist Law Center PA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 671,280

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Cancer CAREpoint Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Castilleja School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Smile Train, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
South Peninsula Hebrew Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St Vrain Valley Educational Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Initiatives United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,675
Stanford Health Care 227 United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sunday Friends Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
10 Books A Home United States Education Donor Advised 2019 115,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Tahoe Rim Trail Association United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 500
The Allen Temple Leadership Institute United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Ace Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Diaper Bank of North Carolina United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
The Nueva School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 282,875

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13280 records found.