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, and corporate 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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hopewell Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Cops Care Cancer Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Mary's Catholic School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 750
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
First Presbyterian Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion 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 500
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 54,510
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 13,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Ace Charter School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 160,060

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hopewell Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Cops Care Cancer Foundation Inc Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Mary's Catholic School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 750
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
First Presbyterian Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 54,510
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 13,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 160,060

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hollister Youth Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Family Reach Foundation NJ Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 30,000
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Homeless Garden Project CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Online Giving Foundation FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 75,112
Community Properties Impact Corporation OH Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Teach for America, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Mad Dog Rescue Inc CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 35,000
UC Hastings Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Vaad Hanochos Hatmimim Inc NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Sundance Institute CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 65,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Art and Craft 4 All Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -250
California Polytechnic State University Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 548,812

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Scholarship America Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
Project HIRED United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
CALmatters United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Canary Fund United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
St. Nicholas Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Antioch Community Church of Waltham United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 35,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Arcadia University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Foundation for a College Education United States Education Donor Advised 2018 600
Bay Area Cancer Connections United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
The Lab SF United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 132,317

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13110 records found.