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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers and Students Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 12,600
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 75,520
Moving Train Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Unity Care Group Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Olimpico Learning Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Services Agency Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 22,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Almaden Country School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers and Students Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 12,600
St. Francis High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 75,520
Moving Train Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Unity Care Group Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Olimpico Learning Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 22,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Almaden Country School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 326,299

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fremont Union High Schools Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Saratoga Federated Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
InterAction Initiative Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 409,112
Minnesota Indian Womens Sexual Assault Coalition United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Oaks School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Youngstown State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
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
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
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
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
Planting Justice United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Regents of the University of Michigan United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Scholars Strategy Network United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 806,575

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