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)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pursuit of Excellence Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 11,300
Hillbrook School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,200
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Leigh High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 207,150

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pursuit of Excellence Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 11,300
Hillbrook School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,200
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Leigh High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 207,150

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Leadership Forum CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
NEO Philanthropy Inc NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
PARS Equality Center CA Immigration Donor Advised 2018 17,500
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 36,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 50,000
National Junior Basketball CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,900,000
University of Florida Foundation Inc FL Education Donor Advised 2018 25,500
Davidson Institute for Talent Development NV Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Council for Academic Resources and Leadership CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Business Executives for National Security DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Detroit Wayne County Health Authority MI Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 3,309,500

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
HOPE Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Congregation Emek Beracha United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 6,125
Center for Higher Ambition Leadership Inc United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Italian Community Services United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Torah Schools For Israel United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,250
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600
University of Chicago United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 800
College Track United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,600,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Global Fund For Women, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Impact Justice United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
HIAS, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Time for a Change Foundation United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
PICO National Network United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 475
Auxiliary of the Good Samaritan Hospital of Santa Clara Vall United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -24,000
School in the Square Public Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 40,000
SpaandanB United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 4,909,750

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13110 records found.