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)
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Parisi House on the Hill, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Animal Assisted Happiness, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sacred Heart Parish Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sempervirens Fund Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,500
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
JW House Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
A Reaching Hand Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Los Gatos Museum Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Morgan Hill Unified School District Santa Clara CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 175,000
NAMI Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 1,282,700

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Parisi House on the Hill, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Animal Assisted Happiness, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sacred Heart Parish Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sempervirens Fund Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,500
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
JW House Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
A Reaching Hand Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Los Gatos Museum Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Morgan Hill Unified School District Santa Clara Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 175,000
NAMI Santa Clara County Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 1,282,700

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
A Safe Place, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Abigail Alliance for Better Access to Developmental Drugs United States Health Donor Advised 2019 750
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
7Element Atheletics Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
A Future for Every Child United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
A Sanctuary for Military Families Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
1000 Friends of Oregon United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
826 National United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Home Within, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 -1,500
A Shot for Life Incorporated United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
18 Reasons United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
826 Valencia United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
A Home Within, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 -750
A Toda Voz, A.C. Mexico Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Page SUM 53,700

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