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 descending Year Amount (USD)
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Campbell Girls Fastpitch Softball Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Austin Habitat for Humanity N/A TX United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
National Autonomous University of Honduras N/A Honduras Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girls Who Code, Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
Tolar Elementary School N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Surabi Trust N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Global Impact STEM Academy N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Save the Children UK N/A England Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 16,850
St. Vrain Community Montessori School N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of Idaho Foundation Inc N/A ID United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ariel Outreach Mission Alameda CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Sanergy, Inc. N/A GA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 151,017

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kawempe Youth Development Association N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,468
Proximity Designs N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Promises2Kids Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
OneGoal N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Charitable Giving N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
United States Association for UNHCR N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,475
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,200
Fondazione Bruno Kessler N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 95,000
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Florida N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Berthoud Robotics N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 7,100
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Leap Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 618,093

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 12,680
Kids of Kathmandu Inc NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc NC Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 37,500
Iridescent CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 140,000
Ruling Our Experiences Inc OH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 133,000
Friends of Materials for the Arts Inc NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,957
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
National Math and Science Initiative Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Family Service Center at Houston and Harris County TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Christmas in the Park CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Global Philadelphia Association Inc PA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,909
YWCA of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Safechild NC Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 499,396

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kawempe Youth Development Association Uganda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,468
Proximity Designs United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Promises2Kids Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
OneGoal United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Code for America Labs United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Charitable Giving England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
United States Association for UNHCR United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,475
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,200
Fondazione Bruno Kessler Italy Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 95,000
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Florida United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Berthoud Robotics United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 7,100
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Leap Inc United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 618,093

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13110 records found.