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 County State Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Canary Fund Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Sky's the Limit Fund Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Center for Improvisational Music N/A NY United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Chapin Hall Center for Children N/A IL United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 491,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
City Year, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Community Gatepath San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Stanbridge Academy San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cornell University N/A IA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sundance Institute N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Tabard Theatre Company Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 1,069,500

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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 2019 672,199
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 21,400
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 164,600
Curriki Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Cupertino Educational Endowment Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 2,134,149

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,080
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc NC Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Achievement First Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Adirondack Land Trust Inc NY Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 1,390,780

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Canary Fund United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Sky's the Limit Fund United States Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Castilleja School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Center for Improvisational Music United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Chapin Hall Center for Children United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 491,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
College Track United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Community Gatepath United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Stanbridge Academy United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cornell University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sundance Institute United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Tabard Theatre Company United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 1,069,500

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13280 records found.