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 County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Inc. N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
All Our Kids Inc N/A DC United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Project Read - Menlo Park Literacy Partners San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pursuit of Excellence Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Heart Association, Inc. N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Redwood City Friends of Literacy San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Asian Americans for Community Involvement of Santa Clara Cou Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sacred Heart Nativity School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Santa Rosa Junior College Foundation Sonoma CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Self-Help for the Elderly San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
All Our Kids Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Project Read - Menlo Park Literacy Partners San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pursuit of Excellence Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Heart Association, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Redwood City Friends of Literacy San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Asian Americans for Community Involvement of Santa Clara Cou Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sacred Heart Nativity School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Santa Rosa Junior College Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Self-Help for the Elderly San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
All Our Kids Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Project Read - Menlo Park Literacy Partners United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pursuit of Excellence United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Redwood City Friends of Literacy United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Asian Americans for Community Involvement of Santa Clara Cou United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sacred Heart Nativity School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Santa Rosa Junior College Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Self-Help for the Elderly United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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13280 records found.