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)
CHAC Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 4,500
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Salvation Army Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2019 300
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Friends of Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Escuela Xochitl Tonatiuh Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 440
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital At Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Montalvo Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Museum of American Heritage Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 14,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 165,940

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 4,500
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Salvation Army Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2019 300
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Friends of Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Escuela Xochitl Tonatiuh Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 440
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital At Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Montalvo Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Museum of American Heritage Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 14,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 165,940

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc NC Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Achievement First Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
AAUW of Oregon Special Projects Fund OR Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
42nd Street Moon CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
88bikes WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
A Public Space Literary Projects Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
AAUW-Wa Special Projects Fund WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
100 Black Men of Atlanta Inc GA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
4word TX Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Breeze of Hope Foundation PA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
A Reaching Hand CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
ABC House Inc OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 500,750

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Prairie Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 65,998
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 311,204
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,090
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 111,017
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 34,816
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 19,228
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 -38,053
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,868
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 72,696
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 90,020
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,385
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 22,148
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,265
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 119,815
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,166
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 31,028
Page SUM 1,107,941

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13280 records found.