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)
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Heart Association Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Diablo Valley College Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The Health Trust Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
uAspire Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
VMC Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Shanti Project Inc San Francisco CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Spirit of Morgan Hill Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Frank L. Huff Elementary School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Home of Hope, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
SOMOS Mayfair Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 217,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Heart Association Inc Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Diablo Valley College Foundation Contra Costa Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The Health Trust Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
uAspire Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
VMC Foundation Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Shanti Project Inc San Francisco Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Spirit of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Nueva School San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Frank L. Huff Elementary School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Home of Hope, Inc. San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
SOMOS Mayfair Inc. Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 217,500

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Johns Hopkins University MD Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Oneamerica WA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc CA Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose CA Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. CA Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Trustees of Boston University MA Education Committee Advised 2018 500
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,027
Center for the Study of Social Policy DC Sciences Committee Advised 2018 638,344
Bill Wilson Center CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Tebah USA WA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Innovations for Learning Inc FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
WeHOPE CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Project H Design CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
American Association of Medical Dosimetrists Education and NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Giving in Motion Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 1,098,871

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Central American Refugee Center Carecen NY United States Immigration Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Centro Presente Inc. United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Andrew P. Hill High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oneamerica United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Sunny View Lutheran Home United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Evergreen Valley High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Foothill High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Phoenix High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Housing Endowment & Tr of San Mateo County United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Amy Van Dyken Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peel District School Board Canada Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Volunteer Center of Fairfax County Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Center for Advancing Women in Technology United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 125,000
Prior Lake Rotary Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 193,000

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