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 County State Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 110,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Japantown Community Benefit District Inc San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
National Junior Basketball Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Childrens Hospital of Orange County N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Joseph Carmelite Monastery N/A WA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
King Ridge Foundation Inc Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Bronco Bench Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,200
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Ames High School N/A IA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Families USA Foundation Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Salvation Army N/A AZ United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 35,000
City of King N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 1,014,100

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Opera San Jose Endowment Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Archbishop Mitty High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bellarmine College Preparatory Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Opportunity Fund Community Development Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
SOMOS Mayfair Inc. Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Alum Rock Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 6,748
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Francis High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
CURATUS Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 81,532
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Yavneh Day School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 19,257
Page SUM 313,487

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 110,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Japantown Community Benefit District Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
National Junior Basketball United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Childrens Hospital of Orange County United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Joseph Carmelite Monastery United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
King Ridge Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Bronco Bench Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,200
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Ames High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Families USA Foundation Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Salvation Army United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 35,000
City of King United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 1,014,100

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13110 records found.