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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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 County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Faria Educational Enrichment Fund Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Asha for Education San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 451
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Resource Area For Teaching Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Bay Area Urban Debate Commission Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
My Brothers Keeper Inc N/A MA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Schmahl Science Workshops Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Give2Asia San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 53,325
Performing Arts Weber N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
SEMI Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Solar Fire Concentration Oy N/A Finland Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc N/A CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 65,766
Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Arts and Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 221,792

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Faria Educational Enrichment Fund Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Asha for Education San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 451
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Resource Area For Teaching Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Bay Area Urban Debate Commission Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
My Brothers Keeper Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Schmahl Science Workshops Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Give2Asia San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 53,325
Performing Arts Weber N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
SEMI Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Solar Fire Concentration Oy N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 65,766
Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco Arts and Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 221,792

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
One Mission Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 61,735
VMC Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County NC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Magic Wheelchair OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Kidney Cancer Association OR Health Corporate Advised 2018 422
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Food Bank CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Monterey Pony-Colt League Incorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Urban Resource Institute NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Services Agency CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Nueva School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 192,093
Inn Between of Longmont Inc CO Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
National Recreation & Park Association VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Breaking Ground Housing Development Fund Corporation NY Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 504,450

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Faria Educational Enrichment Fund United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Asha for Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 451
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Resource Area For Teaching United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Bay Area Urban Debate Commission United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
My Brothers Keeper Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Schmahl Science Workshops United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Give2Asia United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 53,325
Performing Arts Weber United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
SEMI Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Solar Fire Concentration Oy Finland Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 65,766
Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco United States Arts and Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 221,792

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13110 records found.