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 ascending 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
AchieveKids Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
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
Almaden Neighborhood Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 50,000
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 Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,250
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
Page SUM 251,350

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending 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
AchieveKids Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
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
Almaden Neighborhood Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 50,000
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 Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,250
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
Page SUM 251,350

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution MA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
World Affairs Council of Northern California CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
World Literacy Crusade of Florida FL Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
Worldwatch Institute DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Woodside Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 -23,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,200,000
World Mission Christian Church CA Other Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Worldwide Leadership Council, Inc. CT General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Woodside Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 781,498
World Neighbors Inc OK International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Worldwide Leadership Council, Inc. CT General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Woodside Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 2,606,398

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodside High School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Working Partnerships USA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
Working Partnerships USA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 40,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300
World Vision United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,400
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodside High School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Working Partnerships USA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 12,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
World Vision, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 36,504
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Woodside High School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Working Partnerships USA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
World Conference of Religions for Peace Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
World Vision, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 12,821
Page SUM 1,442,425

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