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, and corporate 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)
All Saints Episcopal Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 9,000
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 90,000
California Youth Symphony Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
Bay Area Glass Institute Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Stage Company Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad Santa Clara Costa Rica Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Mentor Tutor Connection Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
BeCause For Hope Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sunday Friends Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Montalvo Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,157
KAM Family Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
People Acting in Community Together Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
All Saints Episcopal Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 9,000
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 90,000
California Youth Symphony Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
Bay Area Glass Institute Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Stage Company Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Francis High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Mentor Tutor Connection Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
BeCause For Hope Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sunday Friends Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Montalvo Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,157
KAM Family Foundation Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
People Acting in Community Together Inc Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 199,357

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Strong Food L.A. Kitchen United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Francisco State University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
William Marsh Rice University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County Inc United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Community Properties Impact Corporation United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Women Donors Network United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Family Reach Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Mad Dog Rescue Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Homeless Garden Project United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Art and Craft 4 All Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -250
Silicon Valley Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 75,112
American Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,537
Teach for America, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Page SUM 545,399

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