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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
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
ReSurge International Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
San Jose State University Research Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 13,134
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 750
Services & Immigrant Rights & Education Network Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Thirteenth Street Neighborhood Advisory Committee Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Villa Siena Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Healthier Kids Foundation Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 212,884

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Parisi House on the Hill, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Foundation for Regional Transit Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2019 3,333
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Friends of Stevens Creek Trail Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
San Jose Jazz Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Sempervirens Fund Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Montalvo Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2019 400
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 451
Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 14,000
Page SUM 196,634

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
7Element Atheletics Inc TN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
A Safe Place, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Kitsap Sexual Assault Center WA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Kitten Central of Placer County Incorporated CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 410
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Page SUM 154,410

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Lung Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Lutheran Church Los Altos United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,150
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 70,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 25,000
American Motorcycle Heritage Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Museum of Natural History United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300
American Museum of Natural History United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Page SUM 574,450

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13280 records found.