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)
San Francisco Day School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Jose Auxiliary for Children Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Blue Endeavors Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 800,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 650,791
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Burlingame Library Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County N/A CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
Sierra Nevada Childrens Museum N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Press Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Cancer CAREpoint Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Smith Farm LTD N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
South Texas Human Rights Center N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Center for Law and Social Policy N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
St Vrain Valley Educational Foundation Inc N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Colorado College TH N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 1,589,291

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,024
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 874
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,100
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 211,998

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
A Shot for Life Incorporated MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
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
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 500
1M1B Foundation NV Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 300
A Home Within, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -750
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 100,000
2041 Foundation Incorporated CA Environment Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,100
A Network for Grateful Living, Inc. MA International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
A Wish With Wings, Inc. TX Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 329,900

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Jose Auxiliary for Children United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Blue Endeavors United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 800,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 650,791
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Burlingame Library Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
Sierra Nevada Childrens Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Press Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Cancer CAREpoint Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Castilleja School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Smith Farm LTD United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
South Texas Human Rights Center United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Center for Law and Social Policy United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
St Vrain Valley Educational Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Colorado College TH United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 1,589,291

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13280 records found.