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, and corporate 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)
Bamboo in the Wind Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Branham High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Californians for Justice Education Fund Inc Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 80,000
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 460,000
Science is Elementary, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 750
St. Mary's Catholic School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
SV Home Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 40,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 164,600
Dress for Success San Francisco Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Faria Educational Enrichment Fund Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 -250
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Housing Trust Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
International School of the Peninsula Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Jose Valdes Math Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Page SUM 892,150

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Bamboo in the Wind Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Branham High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Californians for Justice Education Fund Inc Santa Clara Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 80,000
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 460,000
Science is Elementary, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 750
St. Mary's Catholic School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
SV Home Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 40,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 164,600
Dress for Success San Francisco Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Faria Educational Enrichment Fund Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 -250
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Housing Trust Silicon Valley Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
International School of the Peninsula Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Jose Valdes Math Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Page SUM 892,150

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
826 Valencia CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
A Home Within, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -1,500
A Shot for Life Incorporated MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
1951 Coffee Company CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
A Home Within, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -750
A Walk on Water Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
1M1B Foundation NV Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 300
A Home Within, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -750
A Wider Bridge CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
2041 Foundation Incorporated CA Environment Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,100
A Network for Grateful Living, Inc. MA International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 330,400

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 119,815
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,166
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 31,028
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,872
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 400,573
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 371,573
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,000,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 80,175
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 59,911
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 44,927
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 120,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 550,000
Page SUM 3,189,338

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13280 records found.