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 descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Redemption Ministerial Fellowship International Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 370
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 700
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
BAYMEC Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Jose Auxiliary for Children Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Cancer CAREpoint Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Stanford Health Care 227 Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Los Altos Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,400
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 201,570

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Redemption Ministerial Fellowship International Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 370
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 700
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
BAYMEC Community Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Jose Auxiliary for Children Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Cancer CAREpoint Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Stanford Health Care 227 Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Los Altos Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,400
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 201,570

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Al Otro Lado Inc CA Immigration Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Alfanar Inc US MA International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
African Diaspora Network CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
After School Matters IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Al Otro Lado Inc CA Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200
Algebra Society Inc NY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
African Diaspora Network CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
AfterImage Public Media CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Al Otro Lado Inc CA Immigration Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Alianza Americas CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Adopt A Family Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
African Leadership Foundation NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Agapao Inc GA International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Alameda County Health Care Services Agency CA Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 710,400

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Army Emergency Relief United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Art in Action United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 21,000
Art Production Fund, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Asha for Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Asia Society United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Archbishop Mitty High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Arnold Air Society - Silver Wings Angel Flight Educational United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 24,000
Art in Action United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 800
Artescape United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Ashesi University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Asian American Film Lab Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Archbishop Riordan High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Aroostook County Action Program, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 284,000
Art in Action United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 727
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ashland Chamber of Commerce Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Asian American Journalists Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Arden Wood Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Aroostook County Action Program, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 149,550
Art in Action United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 887,577

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13280 records found.