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)
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education 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 200
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Peninsula Bible Church, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Daughters of Zion Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Bay Area Housing Corporation Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Oak Grove Elementary School District Santa Clara CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,897
Opportunity Fund Community Development Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Simon Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Learning Center Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 450
Page SUM 159,447

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Peninsula Bible Church, Inc. Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Daughters of Zion Ministries Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Bay Area Housing Corporation Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Oak Grove Elementary School District Santa Clara Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,897
Opportunity Fund Community Development Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Simon Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Learning Center Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 450
Page SUM 159,447

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Village School VA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
American Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Avenidas CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bay Area Gardeners Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 9,000

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 50,000
BRAC USA Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Veterans Squaring Away Veterans United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Childrens Hospital of Orange County United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Broad Institute, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Deschutes Basin Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Ministerio Internacional Rosa De Saron, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Safe & Sound the Corporation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Common Market Philadelphia Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Resources for Human Development Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Essie Justice Group United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Dome of Hope Organization Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Clarendon Hills Lions Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Ruskin Group Theatre Company United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -250
Page SUM 898,250

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13110 records found.