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)
Orchard Valley Youth Soccer League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Schola Cantorum Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 350
Good Karma Bikes Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Upwardly Global San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Kiva Microfunds San Francisco CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Petaluma Girls Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America Council Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 31,000
Center for Venture Education Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Palo Alto High School Robotics Booster Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Loved Twice Alameda CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Kiva Microfunds San Francisco CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Orchard Valley Youth Soccer League Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Schola Cantorum Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 350
Good Karma Bikes Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Upwardly Global San Francisco Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Kiva Microfunds San Francisco International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Petaluma Girls Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America Council Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 31,000
Center for Venture Education Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Palo Alto High School Robotics Booster Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Loved Twice Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Kiva Microfunds San Francisco International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 397,150

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Foster City Youth Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Greene Scholars CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Code Orange Robotics Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,712
Morgan Autism Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Center of Persian Language Preservation Corp CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,694
Crystal Springs Uplands School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,045
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals NY Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Community Properties Impact Corporation OH Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Sanergy, Inc. GA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Iowa State University Foundation IA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Student Veterans of America DC Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 135,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 23,709
West County Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 106,486
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
St. Matthew School NJ Religion Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 496,396

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
University of Illinois Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Forest Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Ladies Learning Code Inc. Canada Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Future Project, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Merry-Go-Round Children's Foundation Canada Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
OCH Foundation for Healthy Communities Canada Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Time Heroes Foundation Bulgaria General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Global Fund for Children United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University Health Network Canada Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Gallaher (Robert S.) Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
California Federation of Womens Clubs United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Purdue Research Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Allston Brighton Youth Hockey Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Conservation International Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30
Federation of Ataxias of Spain (FEDAES) Spain Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Junipero Serra High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 196,330

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