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)
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Novaworks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Peninsula Youth Theatre Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 750
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
First Church of Christ Scientist Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Santa Clara County Asian Law Alliance Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
San Jose Auxiliary for Children Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Unity Care Group Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National Junior Basketball Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bronco Bench Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,650
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 171,900

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Novaworks Foundation Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Peninsula Youth Theatre Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 750
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
First Church of Christ Scientist Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Francis High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Santa Clara County Asian Law Alliance Inc Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
San Jose Auxiliary for Children Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Unity Care Group Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National Junior Basketball Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bronco Bench Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,650
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 171,900

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Village School VA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
American Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Avenidas CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bay Area Gardeners Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 9,000

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pear Avenue Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -500
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Pear Avenue Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Amici Lovaniensis Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 50,000
BRAC USA Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Veterans Squaring Away Veterans United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Childrens Hospital of Orange County United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Broad Institute, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Deschutes Basin Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Ministerio Internacional Rosa De Saron, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Safe & Sound the Corporation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Common Market Philadelphia Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Resources for Human Development Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 517,750

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13110 records found.