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)
Congregation Etz Chayim Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
The Health Trust Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 40,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 400
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Unravel Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,300
Green Foothills Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
India Community Center, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Learning and Loving Education Center Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Mentor Tutor Connection Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Notre Dame High School San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 57,240
Peninsula Arts Guild Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 750
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 1,212,240

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Congregation Etz Chayim Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
The Health Trust Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 40,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 400
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Unravel Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,300
Green Foothills Foundation Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
India Community Center, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Learning and Loving Education Center Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Mentor Tutor Connection Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Notre Dame High School San Jose Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 57,240
Peninsula Arts Guild Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 750
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 1,212,240

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Alameda County Health Care Services Agency CA Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Aligarh Education Endowment Fund Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Adopt A Family Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
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 Pathway Partnership CA Health Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Alisa Ann Ruch California Burn Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Adrian C. Wilcox High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
African Leadership Foundation NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Agapao Inc GA International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 725
Alameda County Homeless Action Center CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
All American Youth Football & Drill Team Inc. TX Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Advaita Society CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
African Library Project CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Agapao Inc GA International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Air Force Association VA Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Alameda Elementary School OR Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 457,425

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Art of Yoga Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ASEAN Foundation Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,700
Asia Society United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Archbishop Mitty High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,662
Amor Ministries Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Anima Denmark Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 367,222
Animal Rights Center Japan Japan Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 224,000
APEX Bangladesh Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Society for the Protection of Nature Israel Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
AmeriCares Foundation, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Amplifier Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Anima Denmark Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
API Cultural Center, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
American Society of the University of Haifa United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Americares Foundation, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Amplio Network United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 900,000
Animal Assisted Happiness, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 3,264,334

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13280 records found.