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)
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
HOPE Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
St. Mary's Catholic School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Peninsula Youth Theatre Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Silicon Valley De-Bug Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Rise Together Education Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
HOPE Services Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
St. Mary's Catholic School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Peninsula Youth Theatre Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Silicon Valley De-Bug Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Rise Together Education Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
U.S. National Committee for UN Women United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Hillbrook School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Camping & Education Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Austin Habitat for Humanity United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Los Gatos High School New Millennium Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Grace 1st Transitional Center United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Community Services Agency United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Association for Texas Advocates Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
3rd I South Asian Independent Film United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kansas State University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose Day Nursery United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Tides Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
People for the American Way Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
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