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)
Pursuit of Excellence Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Asian Americans for Community Involvement of Santa Clara Cou Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education 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 75,000
Sobrato Early Academic Language Program Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Tarjimly, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 300
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Fiat Lux Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Jikoji Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pursuit of Excellence Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Asian Americans for Community Involvement of Santa Clara Cou Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Sobrato Early Academic Language Program Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Tarjimly, Inc. Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 300
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Fiat Lux Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Jikoji Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
A Shot for Life Incorporated United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
18 Reasons United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
826 Valencia United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
A Home Within, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 -1,500
A Toda Voz, A.C. Mexico Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Ability Experience United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
1951 Coffee Company United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
826 Valencia United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
A Home Within, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 -750
A Walk on Water Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
1M1B Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
826 Valencia United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
A Home Within, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 -750
A Wider Bridge United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 213,000

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