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, and corporate 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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,640
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,700
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Stanford Health Care 227 Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Unconditional Love Animal Rescue and Placement Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Healthier Kids Foundation Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
All Stars Helping Kids, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 81,790

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,640
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 500
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,700
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Stanford Health Care 227 Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Unconditional Love Animal Rescue and Placement Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Healthier Kids Foundation Santa Clara County Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
All Stars Helping Kids, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 81,790

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
A New Way of Life Reentry Project CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
A Womans Work Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
2430 Arts Alliance CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,750
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
A New Way of Life Reentry Project CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 400,000
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
350 Silicon Valley CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
826 Valencia CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
A Place Called Home CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
418 Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 989,725

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 120,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 550,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,573
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,095
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,174
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,788
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,017,365

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13280 records found.