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)
Leigh High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Specially Adapted Resource Club N/A VA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan N/A Malaysia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Colorado Avian Research and Rehabilitation Institute, Inc. N/A CO United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Expanding Your Horizons Network Alameda CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Women's Center N/A CA United States Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
Fremont Unified School District Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Beat the Streets Providence N/A RI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 81,000
Friends of National Guard Families N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
PENCIL INC N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Seattle University N/A WA United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Committee to Encourage Corporate Philanthropy N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Iridescent N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 140,000
Redwood City Girls Softball League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Exploratorium San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 817,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Leigh High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Specially Adapted Resource Club N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Colorado Avian Research and Rehabilitation Institute, Inc. N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Expanding Your Horizons Network Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Women's Center N/A Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
Fremont Unified School District Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Beat the Streets Providence N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 81,000
Friends of National Guard Families N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
PENCIL INC N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Seattle University N/A Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Committee to Encourage Corporate Philanthropy N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Iridescent N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 140,000
Redwood City Girls Softball League San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Exploratorium San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 817,000

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Saratoga Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
US Lacrosse Inc MD Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Tinkermill CO Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Project HIRED CA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Palo Alto Partners in Education CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Partners in Education Enrichment Resourcing Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Joseph Middlemiss Big Heart Foundation MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Adirondack Mountain Club Inc NY Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rancho Cielo Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Maysville Elementary School GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Transportation for A Livable City CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Drexel University PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Civic Center Community Benefit District Inc CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho ID Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
North Carolina Dental Society Foundation Inc NC Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 129,167

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Leigh High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Specially Adapted Resource Club United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan Malaysia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Colorado Avian Research and Rehabilitation Institute, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Expanding Your Horizons Network United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Women's Center United States Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
Fremont Unified School District United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Beat the Streets Providence United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 81,000
Friends of National Guard Families United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
PENCIL INC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Seattle University United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Committee to Encourage Corporate Philanthropy United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Iridescent United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 140,000
Redwood City Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Exploratorium United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 817,000

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13110 records found.