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)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A GA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Southwest Elementary School N/A KS United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Mosaic Family Services Inc N/A TX United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 9,000
Menlo-Atherton High School San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,500
India Literacy Project Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Norcal Carcinet Support Group N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Diablo Valley College Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
MW Fund Inc. N/A MA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Out In Tech Inc N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
World Wildlife Fund, Inc. N/A DC United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Christa Mcauliffe Elementary Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,750
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Shelter Providers of Orange County Inc. N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
City of Portland Bureau of Transportation N/A OR United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girls Who Code, Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Southwest Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Mosaic Family Services Inc N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 9,000
Menlo-Atherton High School San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,500
India Literacy Project Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Norcal Carcinet Support Group N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Diablo Valley College Foundation Contra Costa Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
MW Fund Inc. N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Out In Tech Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
World Wildlife Fund, Inc. N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Christa Mcauliffe Elementary Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,750
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Shelter Providers of Orange County Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
City of Portland Bureau of Transportation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girls Who Code, Inc. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 152,500

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Putnam County Humane Society Inc NY Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 200
Shin Shin Educational Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Indiana Inc IN Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
World Pulse Voices OR Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Wassmuth Center for Human Rights Home of the Anne Frank Memo ID Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for Tigard Tualatin Schools OR Other Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Aid to Adoption of Special Kids AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Wildlands Restoration Volunteers CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Wichita Area Technical College Foundation KS Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Free Geek OR Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation DC Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Harambe Endeavor Alliance NH Education Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Big Car Media Inc IN Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Regents of the University of Colorado CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Livermore Girls Softball Association Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Independent Arts & Media CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,841
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Page SUM 613,891

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Southwest Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Mosaic Family Services Inc United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 9,000
Menlo-Atherton High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,500
India Literacy Project United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Norcal Carcinet Support Group United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Diablo Valley College Foundation United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
MW Fund Inc. United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Out In Tech Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Khan Academy Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
World Wildlife Fund, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Christa Mcauliffe Elementary United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,750
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Shelter Providers of Orange County Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
City of Portland Bureau of Transportation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girls Who Code, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 152,500

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13110 records found.