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)
Mentor Tutor Connection Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Israel Venture Network Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
All Saints Episcopal Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Redemption Ministerial Fellowship International Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 370
HOPE Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Stanford Cat Network Santa Clara CA United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 200
Sunday Assembly Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Bellarmine College Preparatory Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 133,380
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
St Thomas Episcopal Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 272,800

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mentor Tutor Connection Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Israel Venture Network Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
All Saints Episcopal Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Redemption Ministerial Fellowship International Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 370
HOPE Services Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Stanford Cat Network Santa Clara Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 200
Sunday Assembly Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Bellarmine College Preparatory Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 133,380
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
St Thomas Episcopal Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 272,800

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
1951 Coffee Company CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
A Home Within, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -750
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Kitsap Sexual Assault Center WA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Kitten Central of Placer County Incorporated CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 410
Page SUM 266,160

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 300
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,700
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 15,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Legion Post 115 United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 28,500
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 257,250

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13280 records found.