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 ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
Casa De Clara Catholic Worker Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Music in the Schools Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mozilla Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hospital for Hope India, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hust Silicon Valley Fund Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Saratoga Federated Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cupertino Educational Endowment Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Norcal Spinal Cord Injury Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 66,550

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
Casa De Clara Catholic Worker Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Music in the Schools Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mozilla Foundation Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hospital for Hope India, Inc. Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hust Silicon Valley Fund Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Saratoga Federated Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cupertino Educational Endowment Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Norcal Spinal Cord Injury Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 66,550

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Paradise Recreation and Park District CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,500
Bamboo in the Wind CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation IL Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Chicken & Egg Pictures Inc. NY Other Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Leaping Clear Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Pursuit of Excellence CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Ten Strands CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Peninsula Arts Guild CA Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2018 16
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
New York Road Runners Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 650
Alliance for Excellent Education, Inc. DC Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 750
Aircraft Carrier Hornet Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
College Track CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Regents University of California Los Angeles CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,500
Page SUM 2,569,116

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
How Far Foundation Incorporated United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Verified Voting Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Wallace Buice Theatre Company United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
The Children's Clinic Serving Children and Their Families United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Dove Project United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Telluride Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
One Mind Institute United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,600
Page SUM 438,350

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13110 records found.