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)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 350
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,100
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Fiat Lux Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 600
Los Gatos Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Morgan Autism Center Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ohana Foundation for Technical Development Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 296,000

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 350
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,100
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Fiat Lux Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 600
Los Gatos Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Morgan Autism Center Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ohana Foundation for Technical Development Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 296,000

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Advocates for the West Inc. ID Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
African People & Wildlife Fund Inc. NJ Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Alder Graduate School of Education CA Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Africa Misson Services of USA Inc TN International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
African Wildlife Foundation DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Adirondack Land Trust Inc NY Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Abundant Grace Coastside Worker CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Action Ministries Inc GA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Administrators of The Tulane Educational Fund LA Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Academir Charter School Preparatory FL Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Ace Mentor Program of America Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 730,750

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Amnesty International of the USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Aneurysm Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Animal Legal Defense Fund United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 177,500
AOPA Foundation United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
AmeriCares Foundation, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Amor Ministries Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Animal Rights Center Japan Japan Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 224,000
APEX Bangladesh Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Society for the Protection of Nature Israel Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
AmeriCares Foundation, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Amor Ministries Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Anima Denmark Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 367,222
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
API Cultural Center, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
American Society of the University of Haifa United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Americares Foundation, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Amplifier Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Anima Denmark Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Page SUM 2,526,622

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