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 ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Bulamu International Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 3,750,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Committee Advised 2019 25,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Tabard Theatre Company Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
African American Community Service Agency Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 4,000
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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 2,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 3,000
CHAC Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,500
St. Lawrence Elementary and Middle School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 4,943,750

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Bulamu International Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 3,750,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Committee Advised 2019 25,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Tabard Theatre Company Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
African American Community Service Agency Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 4,000
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 3,000
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 3,500
St. Lawrence Elementary and Middle School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 4,943,750

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation CO Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yellowhammer Fund AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Houston Area TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Xavier Mission Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yavneh Day School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Yellowstone Club Community Foundation MT General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association of Northern Middlesex Count CT Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Xavier University OH Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yavneh Day School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Yellowstone Forever WY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Xtreme Squash CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 214,300

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 550,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Dreamer Network United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Wreaths Across America United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,300
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Eisner Scholars United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,250
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wu Yee Children's Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,548
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 225,000
Page SUM 908,298

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13280 records found.