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 County State Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,720
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Northern California Vipassana Center N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
The Bhutan Foundation N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hope Center for Kids N/A NE United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Build Lebanon Trails N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
American Council of Young Political Leaders, Inc. N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Our City Forest Santa Clara CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 11,029
Town Cats of Morgan Hill Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Geohazards International San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Gathering for Justice Inc N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Ocean Conservancy Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Scalawag N/A NC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Unbound N/A KS United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 281,799

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
YWCA of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Zohar Dance Company Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Portuguese Organization for Social Services & Opportunities Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Jose Valdes Math Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Learning and Loving Education Center Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Schola Cantorum Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 155,000
Mentor Tutor Connection Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Montezuma Foundation Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Morgan Autism Center Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 13,000
St Josephs Family Center Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Page SUM 544,500

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,720
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Northern California Vipassana Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Booksin Elementary School Community Association United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
The Bhutan Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hope Center for Kids United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Build Lebanon Trails United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
American Council of Young Political Leaders, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Our City Forest United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 11,029
Town Cats of Morgan Hill United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Geohazards International United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Gathering for Justice Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Ocean Conservancy Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Scalawag United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Unbound United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
The Trust for Hidden Villa United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 281,799

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13110 records found.