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 County State Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
New Covenant Community Development N/A IL United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,300
St. Nicholas School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Washington University N/A MO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Generation Citizen Inc N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Working Partnerships USA Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Christ Centered Counseling N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Take the Lead Inc N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
University of Detroit Mercy N/A MI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,732
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Pear Avenue Theatre Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Union for Reform Judaism Marin CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Asia N/A MN United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
ReSurge International Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
ABS CBN Foundation Inc San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Hopewell Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Opera San Jose Endowment Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Archbishop Mitty High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bellarmine College Preparatory Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Opportunity Fund Community Development Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
SOMOS Mayfair Inc. Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Alum Rock Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 6,748
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Francis High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
CURATUS Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 81,532
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Yavneh Day School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 19,257
Page SUM 458,487

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
New Covenant Community Development United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,300
St. Nicholas School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Washington University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Generation Citizen Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Working Partnerships USA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Christ Centered Counseling United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Take the Lead Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
University of Detroit Mercy United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,732
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Pear Avenue Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Union for Reform Judaism United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Asia United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
ReSurge International United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
ABS CBN Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Hopewell Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 190,682

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13110 records found.