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)
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Escuela Xochitl Tonatiuh Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 440
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital At Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Montalvo Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Museum of American Heritage Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 14,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Archbishop Mitty High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
ReSurge International Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Jose State University Research Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 13,134
Page SUM 1,273,024

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Escuela Xochitl Tonatiuh Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 440
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital At Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Montalvo Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Museum of American Heritage Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 14,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Archbishop Mitty High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
ReSurge International Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Jose State University Research Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 13,134
Page SUM 1,273,024

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
A Sanctuary for Military Families Inc CO Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
1000 Friends of Oregon OR Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
826 National CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Future for Every Child CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
A Shot for Life Incorporated MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Ability Experience NC Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
18 Reasons CA Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
826 Valencia CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
A Home Within, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -1,500
A Walk on Water Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
1951 Coffee Company CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
A Home Within, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -750
A Wider Bridge CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 170,450

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 550,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,095
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,573
American Lung Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Lutheran Church Los Altos United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,150
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 70,000
American Motorcycle Heritage Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 25,000
American Museum of Natural History United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 1,007,818

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13280 records found.