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 ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,000
The Grateful Garment Project Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Fremont Union High Schools Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Inclusive World Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,850
Pandemonium Aviaries Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 350
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Friends of the Israel Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Recovery Cafe San Jose Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 141,150

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,000
The Grateful Garment Project Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Fremont Union High Schools Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Inclusive World Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,850
Pandemonium Aviaries Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 350
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Friends of the Israel Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Recovery Cafe San Jose Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 141,150

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yampa Valley Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellowhammer Fund AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,300
X Hope Inc. CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
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 Boston Inc MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Xavier College Preparatory High School CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation CO Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
World Central Kitchen Incorporated DC Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 12,600
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wonderfest CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Woodside High School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Working Partnerships USA CA Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 60,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated DC Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 163,300

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yiaku Laikipiak Trust Kenya Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Young America's Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
WQED Multimedia United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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 900
YMCA of Martha's Vineyard, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
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 550,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Worldwatch Institute United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Woodside Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
World Animal Protection United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 781,498
Page SUM 1,440,098

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13280 records found.