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 County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 750
St Benedict Parish & Schools N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bags of Love N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Lionheart School Inc N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Fairfax Releaf Marin VA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
St. Lucy School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Alameda Emergency Food Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
10,000 Degrees Marin CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bayshore Christian Ministries San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Columbus Citizens Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Sustainable Economies Law Center Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Sivasri Charitable Trust N/A India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Leland High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Jefferson Academy Parent Teacher Organization N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Gathering N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 106,600

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 750
St Benedict Parish & Schools N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bags of Love N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Lionheart School Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Fairfax Releaf Marin Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
St. Lucy School Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Alameda Emergency Food Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
10,000 Degrees Marin Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bayshore Christian Ministries San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Columbus Citizens Foundation Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Sustainable Economies Law Center Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Sivasri Charitable Trust N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Leland High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Jefferson Academy Parent Teacher Organization N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Gathering N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 106,600

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Kidney Cancer Association OR Health Corporate Advised 2018 573
Northern Virginia Family Service VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of Massachusetts Foundation, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -237
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,609
Jounce Partners Inc PA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Leadership Forum CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Impact STEM Academy OH Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Detroit 300 Conservancy MI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Good Karma Bikes CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
East Bay Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Brigham Young University UT Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
First Descents CO Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
University of California Santa Barbara CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Bright Sky Ministry OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 427,745

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 750
St Benedict Parish & Schools United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bags of Love United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Lionheart School Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Fairfax Releaf United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
East Bay Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
St. Lucy School United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Alameda Emergency Food United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
10,000 Degrees United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bayshore Christian Ministries United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Columbus Citizens Foundation Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mountain View Educational Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Sustainable Economies Law Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Sivasri Charitable Trust India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Leland High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Jefferson Academy Parent Teacher Organization United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Gathering United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 106,600

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13110 records found.