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 Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur California Province San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
The Salvation Army N/A ID United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 4,950
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Congregation Kol Emeth Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole N/A WY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Meinrad Arch Abbey N/A IN United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Park Avenue Synagogue Inc N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 4,080
Maryknoll Mission Association of the Faithful, Inc. N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Moses Church N/A MD United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
First Church of Christ Scientist Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Jewish Study Network Inc Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
St. Robert's Catholic Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,276
Spirit Rock Meditation Center N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
South Evangelical Presbyterian Fellowship N/A CO United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
ProBuColls Association N/A WI United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Almaden Neighborhood Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Blue Heron Zen Community N/A WA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 80,856

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 4,950
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Congregation Kol Emeth Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Meinrad Arch Abbey N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Park Avenue Synagogue Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 4,080
Maryknoll Mission Association of the Faithful, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Moses Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
First Church of Christ Scientist Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Jewish Study Network Inc Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
St. Robert's Catholic Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,276
South Evangelical Presbyterian Fellowship N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
ProBuColls Association N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Almaden Neighborhood Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Francis High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Blue Heron Zen Community N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Holy Innocents Catholic Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 15,000
The Father’s House International Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 96,606

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Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship - USA WI Religion Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Avatar Meher Babas Circle of Friends SC Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Faith in Texas - Pico TX Religion Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc. FL Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Daughters of Zion Ministries CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Congregation Kol Emeth CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Valley Presbyterian Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Lutheran Church in America NV Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
USA West Province, Society of Jesus CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Ministerio Internacional Rosa De Saron, Inc. TX Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Gideons International TN Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cole Community Church, Inc. ID Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Zen Center A Corporation Sole CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Gateway Community Church TX Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,300
Antioch Community Church of Waltham MA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Life International NC Religion Donor Advised 2018 80,000
Unity Palo Alto CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,400
Page SUM 449,100

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