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 certain types of funds: donor advised funds, and corporate advised funds. It also includes grants made 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. Thus, the grant totals represented here may not equal the amount of grantmaking reported in our audited financial statements. The data shown here do provide an informative look at the breadth of causes supported by SVCF donors and by our strategic focus areas. 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)
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Palo Alto Humane Society Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 28,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Breakthrough Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 350
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Sempervirens Fund Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 400
The Salvation Army Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 600
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 138,350

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
ReSurge International Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Montalvo Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
South Peninsula Hebrew Day School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 36,000
Stanford Health Care 227 Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Palo Alto Humane Society Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 28,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Breakthrough Silicon Valley Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 350
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Sempervirens Fund Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 400
The Salvation Army Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 218,000

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Academir Charter School Preparatory FL Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 250
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Academy for Eating Disorders VA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ace Mentor Program of America Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Access Institute for Psychological Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Achieve Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2019 375,000
ACLU of Montana Foundation Inc MT Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 625,300

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
America's Promise-The Alliance for Youth United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 245,000
Amplio Network United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 900,000
Andrew P. Hill High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Animal Humane Association of New Mexico Inc. United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Anti-Recidivism Coalition United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250,000
American Society of the University of Haifa United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Americas Voice Education Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Amy Seiwert's Imagery United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Aneurysm Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Animal Kingdom Foundation, Inc. Philippines Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 220,866
AOPA Foundation United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
AmericaShare USA Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Animal Legal Defense Fund United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 177,500
American Prairie Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
APEX Bangladesh Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Studies Assn United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Amherst College Trustees United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 2,238,116

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