Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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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)
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute 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 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
SJ Bike Party Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 80,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Valley Christian Schools Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital At Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
West Valley Light Opera Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
HOPE Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Fremont Union High Schools Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400
Page SUM 242,400

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Upward Scholars Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Village Harvest Corporation Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
William C. Overfelt High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Hunger at Home Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
All Stars Helping Kids, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
NUS America Foundation, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,800,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula College Fund Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Bellarmine College Preparatory Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Silicon Valley Creates Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 164,600
St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Community School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Dress for Success San Francisco Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Supporting Initiatives to Redistribute Unused Medicine-Sirum Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Achungo Community Center Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 2,545,150

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Place Called Home CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Kitsap Sexual Assault Center WA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Kitten Central of Placer County Incorporated CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 410
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Page SUM 293,610

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