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)
St Josephs Family Center Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 40,000
National Association of Adventurous Black Women San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
AchieveKids Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Food for Thought N/A CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 4,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fractured Atlas, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,750
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Curry Senior Center San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
CALmatters N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Music Associates of Aspen, Inc. N/A CO United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Youth Service Inc N/A PA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 45,782
Cole Community Church, Inc. N/A ID United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 1,879,477

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Cancer CAREpoint Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Life Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,500
African American Community Service Agency Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 9,500
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Morgan Autism Center Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 185,000

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. MN International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Filoli Center CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Museum of Art Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Truckee Donner Land Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
FINCA International, Inc. DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Water Missions International SC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Global Relationships Arts Culture and Education CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
World Central Kitchen Incorporated DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
U.S. National Committee for UN Women DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Hillbrook School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Grace 1st Transitional Center CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Voice of the Faithful Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 27,600

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
St Josephs Family Center United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 40,000
National Association of Adventurous Black Women United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
AchieveKids United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Food for Thought United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 4,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fractured Atlas, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,750
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Center for Applied Rationality United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Code for America Labs United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Curry Senior Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
CALmatters United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Music Associates of Aspen, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Youth Service Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 45,782
Cole Community Church, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 1,879,477

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13110 records found.