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)
American Cancer Society Inc N/A GA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100
Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center Inc Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 151
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
C 60 Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,609
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA N/A MA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 45,000
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. N/A OK United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Causes For Animals (Singapore) Limited N/A Singapore Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Year Up Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
Shanti Project Inc San Francisco CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Brave Parents Inc N/A ID United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Lowell Kiwanas Foundation Inc N/A MA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A CO United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
City-Wide Tax Assistance Program N/A IL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 9,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100
Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center Inc Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 151
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
C 60 Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,609
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 45,000
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Causes For Animals (Singapore) Limited N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Year Up Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
Shanti Project Inc San Francisco Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Brave Parents Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Lowell Kiwanas Foundation Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
City-Wide Tax Assistance Program N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 9,500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Innovations for Learning Inc IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
JA Worldwide Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 22,000
Branham High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
New Moms Inc IL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Westlake Hills Elementary School Parent Faculty Association CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 507
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,185
Gardner Family Health Network Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Advancing Women in Technology CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 125,000
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community College of Baltimore County Foundation Inc MD Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,197
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CO Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Team Rubicon CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Starting Arts Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,650
San Francisco AIDS Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,122
Virginia Tech VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 402,861

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100
Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center Inc United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 151
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
C 60 Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,609
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 45,000
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Causes For Animals (Singapore) Limited Singapore Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
Shanti Project Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Brave Parents Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Lowell Kiwanas Foundation Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
City-Wide Tax Assistance Program United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 9,500
Page SUM 590,610

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13110 records found.