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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Vibha Inc Help Them Grow Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Santa Maria Urban Ministry Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Health Trust Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 750
Love, Inc. of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Innovate Public Schools Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
St. Lucy Parish Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
First Church of Christ Scientist Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 437,500

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Vibha Inc Help Them Grow Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Santa Maria Urban Ministry Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Health Trust Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 750
Love, Inc. of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Innovate Public Schools Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
St. Lucy Parish Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
First Church of Christ Scientist Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 437,500

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sue Duncan Childrens Center Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan Malaysia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Youngstown State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
One Degree United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Future Problem Solving Program International, Inc. United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Will-Cook-Kankakee Youth Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Parikrma USA Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,963
Random Acts of Flowers United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Planting Justice United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Regents of the University of Michigan United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Young Mens Christian Association of the East Bay United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Full Circle Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 3,100
Scholars Strategy Network United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Psi Services III Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Taking Out Toxo United States Health Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,051
The DLA Piper Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 481,864

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