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)
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 66,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Upward Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Hunger at Home Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
NUS America Foundation, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 56,350
Peninsula College Fund Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Silicon Valley De-Bug Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Community School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 399,550

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Family Album Project Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Thomas Merton Center for Catholic Spiritual Development PA Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 300
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Archbishop Mitty High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 109,500
Working Partnerships USA Santa Clara Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
HOPE Services Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Karuna Buddhist Vihara Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,900
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,800
Page SUM 454,450

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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
7Element Atheletics Inc TN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
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
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 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
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 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
1951 Coffee Company CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 171,200

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 11,266
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 200,706
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 17,858
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 82,901
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 38,053
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 74,162
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 87,034
American Philosophical Society United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 40,115
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,178
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 369,001
American Prairie Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 38,053
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
American Non-Smokers Rights Foundation United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,355
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 800
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 748,806
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 46,171
Page SUM 1,843,709

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