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)
Givelight Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
SV Home Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
William C. Overfelt High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
American Heart Association Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose Taiko Group Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Benicia Girls Softball Association Solano CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Preetirang Sanctuary Solano CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Operation Care and Comfort Solano CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 254,500

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Givelight Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
SV Home Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
William C. Overfelt High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
American Heart Association Inc Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose Taiko Group Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Benicia Girls Softball Association Solano Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Preetirang Sanctuary Solano Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Operation Care and Comfort Solano Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 254,500

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Learning Center United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
East Bay Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Conservation International Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Triton Museum of Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Niagara Hospice, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Grace 1st Transitional Center United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Voice of the Faithful Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Community Initiatives United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Insight Meditation South Bay United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Grace 1st Transitional Center United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Cheetah Conservation Fund United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
One Dollar For Life United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo Park School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -1,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Common Sense Media United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 650
Page SUM 637,150

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