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 descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,700
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Cancer CAREpoint Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 57,000
Stanford Health Care 227 Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Unconditional Love Animal Rescue and Placement Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Healthier Kids Foundation Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 2,261,850

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,700
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Cancer CAREpoint Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 57,000
Stanford Health Care 227 Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Unconditional Love Animal Rescue and Placement Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Healthier Kids Foundation Santa Clara County Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 2,261,850

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
A Wider Bridge CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
1M1B Foundation NV Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 300
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
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 193,710

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Museum of Natural History United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 60,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 18,531
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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 2,500
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 1,000
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 Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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 500
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 National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 300
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 285,581

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13280 records found.