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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA N/A CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Postpartum Support International N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Pro Publica, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
350 Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Ameinu Our People, Inc. N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,800
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Read With Me Volunteer Programs A California Nonprofit Publi N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 200
AmeriCares Foundation, Inc. N/A CT United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Regents of the University of Colorado N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 73,494
Art Production Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Audre Lorde Project Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Bay Area Legal Aid Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Sabores Well San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Domenico School Marin CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 817,494

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 39,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 491,950

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Postpartum Support International United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Pro Publica, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
350 Silicon Valley United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Ameinu Our People, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,800
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Read With Me Volunteer Programs A California Nonprofit Publi United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 200
AmeriCares Foundation, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Regents of the University of Colorado United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 73,494
Art Production Fund, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Audre Lorde Project Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Bay Area Legal Aid United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Sabores Well United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Domenico School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 817,494

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13280 records found.