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)
Embarcadero Institute Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
VMC Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Kings Academy Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
African Diaspora Network Santa Clara CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Upward Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Embarcadero Institute Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
VMC Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Kings Academy Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
African Diaspora Network Santa Clara International Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Upward Scholars Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 244,450

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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 500
Adirondack Land Trust Inc NY Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Abolitionist Law Center PA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,300
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Action Ministries Inc GA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Administrators of The Tulane Educational Fund LA Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
About-Face Media Literacy Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 46,500
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Act Inc IA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 508,450

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
API Cultural Center, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
American Society of the University of Haifa United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Americares Foundation, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Amplifier Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Anima Denmark Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 300
American Society of the University of Haifa United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
America's Promise-The Alliance for Youth United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 245,000
Amplio Network United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 900,000
Animal Assisted Happiness, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Animal Welfare Institute United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Apollo High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
American Society of the University of Haifa United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Americas Voice Education Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Amy Seiwert's Imagery United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Animal Assisted Happiness, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 250
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
Page SUM 4,707,450

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13280 records found.