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)
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
Peninsula College Fund Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Animal Assisted Happiness, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 250
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Jose Multicultural Artists Guild Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 5,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 39,000
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 7,200
Supporting Initiatives to Redistribute Unused Medicine-Sirum Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Town Cats of Morgan Hill Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Green Foothills Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 263,150

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
Peninsula College Fund Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Animal Assisted Happiness, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 250
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Jose Multicultural Artists Guild Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 5,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 39,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 7,200
Supporting Initiatives to Redistribute Unused Medicine-Sirum Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Town Cats of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Green Foothills Foundation Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 263,150

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
10 Books A Home CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
350 Silicon Valley CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
826 Valencia CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
A New Way of Life Reentry Project CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 400,000
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
418 Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Place Called Home CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. TN Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
418 Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
A Place to Turn Inc MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 623,450

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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 1,500
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 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 25,557
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 400,000
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 3,355
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 46,171
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
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 2,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 139,614
Page SUM 1,491,860

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13280 records found.