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)
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
International School of the Peninsula Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Jose Valdes Math Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Lexia Institute of Computer Applications for Learning Disabl Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 250
Montalvo Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Schmahl Science Workshops Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Services Agency Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 71,500
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Upward Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
HOPE Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 327,250

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
International School of the Peninsula Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Jose Valdes Math Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Lexia Institute of Computer Applications for Learning Disabl Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 250
Montalvo Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Schmahl Science Workshops Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 71,500
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Upward Scholars Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
HOPE Services Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 327,250

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
1M1B Foundation NV Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 300
A Network for Grateful Living, Inc. MA International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
A Wish With Wings, Inc. TX Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
2041 Foundation Incorporated CA Environment Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,100
A New Day Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 34,500
A Woman's Nation CA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 115,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
2430 Arts Alliance CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 27,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
A New Way of Life Reentry Project CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
A Womans Work Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 783,175

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 26,233
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 46,080
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 200
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 25,557
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 400,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Non-Smokers Rights Foundation United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,355
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
American Non-Smokers Rights Foundation United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 46,171
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 800
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 748,806
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 42,193
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,051
Page SUM 1,351,446

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13280 records found.