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)
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 600
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Jose Valdes Math Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pacific Hearing Connection Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 -20,000,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Chopsticks Alley Art Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 33,000
Page SUM -19,778,700

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 536,965
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Parisi House on the Hill, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 69,400
Bellarmine College Preparatory Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 650,000
Committee for Green Foothills Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,500
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,550
Auxiliary of the Good Samaritan Hospital of Santa Clara Vall Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sunday Friends Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 300
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
California Alliance of African American Educators Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Phu Dong Youth Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 1,299,965

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of Nottingham England Education Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Chevrah Kadishah of the South Bay United States Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Southern Center for Human Rights United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Benito County Heritage Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Marygrove College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
The Nueva School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Paris Review Foundation Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Childrens Cancer Research Fund United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
British Red Cross Society England Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
University of Southampton England Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Center for Food Safety United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Tom Deierlein Foundation Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
PGHH Buddhist Center Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Healthy Kids Brighter Future Incorported United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Richmond Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 497,100

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