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)
Omega of Greater LR Inc N/A AR United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Out In Tech Inc N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
10 Books A Home San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 115,000
Parent Teacher Association of Lillie Devereaux Blake School N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Pena Adobe Historical Society N/ASolano CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
President & Fellows of Middlebury College N/A VT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Cancer Society Inc Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Immigration Council N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Project Hope, Inc. N/A NE United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Puppies Behind Bars Inc N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 111,017
Animals in Need Fund N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Redemption Ministerial Fellowship International Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 370
Rehearsal for Life Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Asian Pacific Fund San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Rogue Retreat N/A OR United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 700
Page SUM 297,787

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 22,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200,000
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
City of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 10,000
City of Palo Alto Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 65,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 360,650

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
4word TX Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Breeze of Hope Foundation PA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
A Reaching Hand CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
ABC House Inc OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
50Can Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2019 120,000
A Christian Ministry in the National Parks CO Religion Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
A Safe Place, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 -2,500
Abigail Alliance for Better Access to Developmental Drugs VA Health Donor Advised 2019 750
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
5P Society CA Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
A Safe Place, Inc. MA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
7Element Atheletics Inc TN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Page SUM 196,250

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Omega of Greater LR Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Out In Tech Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
10 Books A Home United States Education Donor Advised 2019 115,000
Parent Teacher Association of Lillie Devereaux Blake School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Pena Adobe Historical Society United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
President & Fellows of Middlebury College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Immigration Council United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Project Hope, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Puppies Behind Bars Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 111,017
Animals in Need Fund United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Redemption Ministerial Fellowship International United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 370
Rehearsal for Life Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Asian Pacific Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Rogue Retreat United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 700
Page SUM 297,787

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13280 records found.