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)
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 9,550
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Los Gatos High School New Millennium Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Morgan Autism Center Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Palo Alto Players-Peninsula Center Stage Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American National Red Cross Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Billy DeFrank Lesbian & Gay Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security 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 2,500
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 204,850

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 9,550
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Los Gatos High School New Millennium Foundation Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Morgan Autism Center Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Palo Alto Players-Peninsula Center Stage Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American National Red Cross Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Billy DeFrank Lesbian & Gay Community Center Santa Clara Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 204,850

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Acres, Inc. IN Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Accountability Counsel CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Accountability Counsel CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 28,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc NC Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Achievement First Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Page SUM 535,500

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
American Society for Technion-Israel Institute of Technology United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Amnesty International of the USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Aneurysm Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Animal Kingdom Foundation, Inc. Philippines Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 220,866
Anti-Recidivism Coalition United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
AmeriCares Foundation, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Amor Ministries Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Animal Legal Defense Fund United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 177,500
AOPA Foundation United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
AmeriCares Foundation, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Amor Ministries Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Anima Denmark Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 367,222
Animal Rights Center Japan Japan Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 224,000
APEX Bangladesh Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Society for the Protection of Nature Israel Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 1,394,738

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