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)
US Lacrosse Inc N/A MD United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County N/A NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
American Kidney Fund, Inc. N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Salvation Army N/A VA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Immaculate Heart of Mary School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,800
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,566
Seva Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
Video Volunteers Marin CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law N/A DC United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 31,725
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Dove Project N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
AFS-USA Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
French American International School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S San Francisco CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Uplift Family Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ohana Foundation for Technical Development Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 210,000
St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Clara Fire Safe Council Santa Clara Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
St. Mary's Catholic School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 210,000
Maitri Charitable Trust Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Bible Church, Inc. Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,600
SOMOS Mayfair Inc. Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Exhibition District Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 31,500
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bulamu Healthcare International Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
US Lacrosse Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
American Kidney Fund, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Salvation Army United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Immaculate Heart of Mary School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,800
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,566
Seva Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
Video Volunteers United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 31,725
College Track United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Dove Project United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
AFS-USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
French American International School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Uplift Family Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California State Parks Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
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13110 records found.