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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Inclusive World Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,850
Pandemonium Aviaries Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 350
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Recovery Cafe San Jose Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Alum Rock Counseling Center Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Santa Clara County Office of Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 420,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 874
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
Grassroots Ecology Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Inclusive World Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,850
Pandemonium Aviaries Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 350
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Recovery Cafe San Jose Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Alum Rock Counseling Center Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Santa Clara County Office of Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 420,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 874
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 300
Grassroots Ecology Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Abundant Grace Coastside Worker United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Ace Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Academir Charter School Preparatory United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Ace Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Addis Ababa University Ethiopia Education Donor Advised 2019 46,607
Academy for Eating Disorders United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A New Way of Life Reentry Project United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
A Woman's Nation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
10 Books A Home United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
2430 Arts Alliance United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,750
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