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 ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Trinity Episcopal Schools Corporation N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Community Properties Impact Corporation N/A OH United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
InterAction Initiative Inc N/A IN United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mercy Corps N/A OR United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,067,308
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. N/A KS United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Leading Change Network Inc N/A MA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Union City Girls Softball Association Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Truckee Donner Land Trust N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Convergence N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Vista Center Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for Regional Transit Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,300
Planetree Health Library Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
PTA Hawaii Congress N/A HI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Provide, Inc. N/A MA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mental Health Advocacy Services Inc. N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Envision Education, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Women in Film & TV (UK) N/A United Kingdom Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Page SUM 3,017,358

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Opera San Jose Endowment Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Committee for Green Foothills Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 49,500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Committee for Green Foothills Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Sequoia Adult School Scholars Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Page SUM 1,337,000

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Village School VA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
American Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Avenidas CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bay Area Gardeners Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 9,000

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Trinity Episcopal Schools Corporation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Community Properties Impact Corporation United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
InterAction Initiative Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mercy Corps United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,067,308
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Leading Change Network Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Union City Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Truckee Donner Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Convergence United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Vista Center Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for Regional Transit United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,300
Planetree Health Library United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
PTA Hawaii Congress United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Provide, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mental Health Advocacy Services Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Envision Education, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Women in Film & TV (UK) United Kingdom Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Page SUM 3,017,358

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13110 records found.