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)
Back On My Feet N/A PA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Common Market Philadelphia Inc N/A PA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200,000
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,465
St Benedict Parish & Schools N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Caring Choices Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation Inc N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
MEET International, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Northeastern University N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Contemplative Outreach Ltd N/A NJ United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Harold Pump Foundation N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 30,000
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
Trustees of Dartmouth College N/A NH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Playing at Learning Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Palo Alto Soccer Club Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Muso Inc. San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 625
Page SUM 541,140

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 200
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Los Altos Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 83,500
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Palo Alto Jazz Alliance Santa Clara Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Jewish Study Network Inc Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hagar Services Coalition Incorporated Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Keys Family Day School, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 704,950

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
India Community Center, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Art and Science Laboratory NM Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
National Immigration Law Center CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Film Forum, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Represent.Us Education Fund MA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
About-Face Media Literacy Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oceana, Inc. DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Concentric Media CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Grist Magazine, Inc. WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Skid Row Housing Trust CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Womens International Network for Guatemalan Solutions Inc MN Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America - LEDA NY Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital TN Health Donor Advised 2018 250
United Methodist Church of Los Altos CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
Generative Somatics CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 540
The Oaks School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Empowerment Works Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 387,090

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Back On My Feet United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Common Market Philadelphia Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200,000
San Jose Museum of Art Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,465
St Benedict Parish & Schools United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Caring Choices Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
MEET International, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Northeastern University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Contemplative Outreach Ltd United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Harold Pump Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 30,000
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
Trustees of Dartmouth College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Playing at Learning United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Palo Alto Soccer Club Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Muso Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 625
Page SUM 541,140

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13110 records found.