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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Sepsis Alliance N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 500
Chelmsford Police K-9 Unit N/A MA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Stichting Delitelabs N/A Netherlands Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
The Carey School San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Towson University N/A MD United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
TWBD, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,888
India Community Center, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Jacobs Heart Childrens Cancer Support Services N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Laguna Food Pantry N/A CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Lowell Kiwanas Foundation Inc N/A MA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
National Forest Foundation N/A MT United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Outreach Inc N/A IA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
San Francisco Education Fund San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,900
Second Harvest of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
7Element Atheletics Inc N/A TN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Sepsis Alliance N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 500
Chelmsford Police K-9 Unit N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Stichting Delitelabs N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
The Carey School San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Towson University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
TWBD, Inc. San Mateo Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,888
India Community Center, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Jacobs Heart Childrens Cancer Support Services N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Laguna Food Pantry N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Lowell Kiwanas Foundation Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
National Forest Foundation N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Outreach Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
San Francisco Education Fund San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,900
Second Harvest of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
7Element Atheletics Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Summit League CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 2,000
American Heart Association, Inc. TX Health Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Committee Advised 2019 4,000
KIPP Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Vida Verde Nature Education CA Environment Committee Advised 2019 4,400
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence CA Sciences Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence CA Sciences Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Art in Action CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 727
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul CA Religion Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Silver Creek High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Foundation for Students Rising Above CA Education Committee Advised 2019 727
City of San Jose CA Community Development Committee Advised 2019 25,000
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos CA Food Security Committee Advised 2019 250
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. IL Health Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Future of Life Institute MA Sciences Committee Advised 2019 130,000
Pacific Stroke Association CA Health Committee Advised 2019 4,000
Mt. Pleasant High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Hilltop School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 727
National Center for Youth Law CA Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Page SUM 241,031

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Sepsis Alliance United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 500
Chelmsford Police K-9 Unit United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Stichting Delitelabs Netherlands Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
The Carey School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Towson University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
TWBD, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,888
India Community Center, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Jacobs Heart Childrens Cancer Support Services United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Laguna Food Pantry United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Lowell Kiwanas Foundation Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
National Forest Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Outreach Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
San Francisco Education Fund United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,900
Second Harvest of Silicon Valley United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
7Element Atheletics Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 249,288

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13280 records found.