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)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Clare School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
India Literacy Project Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Casa Nueva Vida Inc N/A MA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
iMentor Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc N/A MN United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Wichita Inc N/A KS United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Vietnamese American Professional Women of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Central Texas Food Bank Inc N/A TX United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Local Ecology and Agriculture Fremont Alameda CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
National Science and Technology Museum N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Veggielution Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
ASRT Foundation N/A NM United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
ERICA Industry University Cooperation Foundation - Hanyang U N/A South Korea Education Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Code for Fun Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
British Red Cross Society N/A England Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
National Council of Social Service N/A Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 220,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Clare School Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
India Literacy Project Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Casa Nueva Vida Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
iMentor Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Wichita Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Vietnamese American Professional Women of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Central Texas Food Bank Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Local Ecology and Agriculture Fremont Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
National Science and Technology Museum N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Veggielution Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
ASRT Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
ERICA Industry University Cooperation Foundation - Hanyang U N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Code for Fun Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
British Red Cross Society N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
National Council of Social Service N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 220,500

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hillsboro Community Foundation Inc OR Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Campbell Union High School District CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Bridge House CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University of Maryland MD Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic School TX Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
uAspire Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Jacobs Heart Childrens Cancer Support Services CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
San Francisco Forty Niners Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Arizona Animal Rescue Mission Inc AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Oakland Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Bunker Labs NFP Inc IL Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Valley Christian Schools CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Techbridge Girls CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Specially Adapted Resource Club VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girls Incorporated of Orange County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CO Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 160,450

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
National Multiple Sclerosis Society United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Clare School United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
India Literacy Project United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Casa Nueva Vida Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
iMentor United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Wichita Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Vietnamese American Professional Women of Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Central Texas Food Bank Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Local Ecology and Agriculture Fremont United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
National Science and Technology Museum Taiwan (R.O.C.) Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Veggielution United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
ASRT Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
ERICA Industry University Cooperation Foundation - Hanyang U South Korea Education Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Code for Fun United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
British Red Cross Society England Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
National Council of Social Service Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 220,500

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13110 records found.