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 County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
LGBTQ Community Center Fund N/A OR United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Design that Matters Inc. Contra Costa WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Global Operations and Development - Giving Children Hope N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 13,700
American Friends of Un Techo Para Mi Pais Inc. N/A FL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
US Lacrosse Inc N/A MD United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County N/A NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
The Salvation Army N/A VA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,566
JW House Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S San Francisco CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Wildlands Restoration Volunteers N/A CO United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Global Philadelphia Association Inc N/A PA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
University of California Santa Barbara N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Sanyu Learning Center Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 389,716

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
LGBTQ Community Center Fund N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Design that Matters Inc. Contra Costa International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Global Operations and Development - Giving Children Hope N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 13,700
American Friends of Un Techo Para Mi Pais Inc. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula San Mateo Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
US Lacrosse Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
The Salvation Army N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,566
JW House Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S San Francisco Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Wildlands Restoration Volunteers N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Global Philadelphia Association Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
University of California Santa Barbara N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Sanyu Learning Center Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 389,716

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare NE Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc MA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 14,169
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Apollo High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
St Josephs Family Center CA Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Calero High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
San Mateo County Historical Association CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Independence High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
James Lick High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul CA Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Mt. Pleasant High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oak Grove High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 367,240

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
LGBTQ Community Center Fund United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Design that Matters Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Global Operations and Development - Giving Children Hope United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 13,700
American Friends of Un Techo Para Mi Pais Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
US Lacrosse Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
The Salvation Army United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,566
JW House United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Wildlands Restoration Volunteers United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Global Philadelphia Association Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
University of California Santa Barbara United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Sanyu Learning Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 389,716

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13110 records found.