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)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Presentation High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Hunger at Home Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
All Saints Episcopal Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 9,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
California Youth Symphony Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
Bay Area Glass Institute Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Doris Dillon School in Cambodia Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Peninsula Youth Theatre Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 750
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
First Church of Christ Scientist Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Santa Clara County Asian Law Alliance Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Maitri Charitable Trust Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Presentation High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Hunger at Home Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
All Saints Episcopal Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 9,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
California Youth Symphony Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
Bay Area Glass Institute Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Doris Dillon School in Cambodia Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Peninsula Youth Theatre Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 750
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
First Church of Christ Scientist Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Francis High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Santa Clara County Asian Law Alliance Inc Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Maitri Charitable Trust Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Friendship United Methodist Church United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Asian American Donor Program United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Wounded Warriors Family Support, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
India Community Center, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 750
California Polytechnic State University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Represent.Us Education Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
National Immigration Law Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Film Forum, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Concentric Media United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Oceana, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 150,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Grist Magazine, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America - LEDA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
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