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)
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Girls Middle School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Upsolve Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 350
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 14,000
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Kara Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 71,500
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,424
Pursuit of Excellence Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Sacred Heart Nativity School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 750
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Page SUM 722,824

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Girls Middle School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Upsolve Inc. Santa Clara Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 350
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 14,000
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Kara Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 71,500
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,424
Pursuit of Excellence Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Sacred Heart Nativity School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 750
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Page SUM 722,824

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
1000 Friends of Oregon OR Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
826 National CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Future for Every Child CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
A Sanctuary for Military Families Inc CO Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
18 Reasons CA Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
826 Valencia CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
A Home Within, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -1,500
A Shot for Life Incorporated MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Ability Experience NC Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
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
A Walk on Water Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 161,950

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 139,614
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 110,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 750
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 16,091
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 203
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 31,688
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 280,717
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 7,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 83,996
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,521
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 33,469
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 24,376
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 129,586
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,856
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 44,927
Page SUM 922,294

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13280 records found.