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)
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 717,198
Ocean Grants Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,071
Pastor of Our Lady of Refuge Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Assyrian Arts Institute Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Silver Creek High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 750
WeHOPE Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Latino Cancer Institute Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Youth Theatre Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Rahima International Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 905,869

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 717,198
Ocean Grants Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,071
Pastor of Our Lady of Refuge Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Assyrian Arts Institute Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Silver Creek High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 750
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Latino Cancer Institute Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Youth Theatre Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Rahima International Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 905,869

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Active Minds Inc DC Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Abolitionist Law Center PA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Achungo Community Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 1,734,050

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Animal Assisted Happiness, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Animals Asia Foundation Limited United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Appalshop Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 65,998
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 311,204
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,090
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 111,017
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 34,816
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 19,228
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 -38,053
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,868
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 72,696
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 90,020
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,385
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 22,148
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,265
Page SUM 956,582

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13280 records found.