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 County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Congregation Sinai of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation N/A CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 500
Teach Plus Incorporated N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300,000
California Alumni Association Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CALmatters N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Courage Campaign Institute 501c3 N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
The Catholic Community Foundation of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Health Trust Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Dominican University N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation Inc. N/A NV United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 106,982
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Educational Pathways International N/A NV United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Envision Education, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
TrainingGrounds Inc N/A LA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Faith in Texas - Pico N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 150,000
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
UC Hastings Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 670,232

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Teach Plus Incorporated N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 300,000
California Alumni Association Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CALmatters N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Courage Campaign Institute 501c3 N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 500
The Catholic Community Foundation of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Health Trust Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Dominican University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation Inc. N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 106,982
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Educational Pathways International N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Envision Education, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
TrainingGrounds Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Faith in Texas - Pico N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 150,000
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
UC Hastings Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 400
FOTC - SF Bay Area San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 679,132

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Community Outreach and Patient Empowerment Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Congregation Sinai of San Jose United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation United States Other Donor Advised 2019 500
Teach Plus Incorporated United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300,000
California Alumni Association United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CALmatters United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Courage Campaign Institute 501c3 United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
The Catholic Community Foundation of Santa Clara County United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Health Trust United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Dominican University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 106,982
The Trust for Hidden Villa United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Educational Pathways International United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Envision Education, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
There With Care of the Bay Area United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
TrainingGrounds Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Faith in Texas - Pico United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 150,000
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 652,232

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