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)
Rahima International Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,200
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Friends of the Library of Los Altos and Community Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Uplift Family Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -750
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Sempervirens Fund Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Village Harvest Corporation Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Keys Family Day School, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
San Jose Astronomical Association Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 143,600

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Rahima International Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,200
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Friends of the Library of Los Altos and Community Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Uplift Family Services Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -750
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Sempervirens Fund Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Village Harvest Corporation Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Keys Family Day School, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
San Jose Astronomical Association Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 143,600

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
MomsRising Education Fund CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bible Study Fellowship TX Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. MN International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Filoli Center CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Museum of Art Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Truckee Donner Land Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
FINCA International, Inc. DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Water Missions International SC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Global Relationships Arts Culture and Education CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
World Central Kitchen Incorporated DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
U.S. National Committee for UN Women DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 23,400

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Madeira School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hospital Chaplains Ministry of America United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,600
University of Florida United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Nine Lives Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Monument Academy Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Nepal Youth Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jews for Jesus United States Other Donor Advised 2018 2,600
SOMOS Mayfair Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Water Watch of Oregon United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Djerassi Resident Artists Program United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
League to Save Lake Tahoe United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Salem State University Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Partners in Health United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Children's Day School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Bulamu Healthcare International United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Center for Applied Rationality United States Health Donor Advised 2018 560,000
Page SUM 1,084,450

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13110 records found.