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)
Ariel Outreach Mission Alameda CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Radiosurgery Society San Mateo CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 550
Love and Second Chances Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Shin Shin Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Santa Clara Ballet Assn Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Schmahl Science Workshops Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Super Stars Literacy Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pieta House Alameda Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
Upwardly Global San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Educate Together Alameda Ireland Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 385
Page SUM 162,835

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Ariel Outreach Mission Alameda Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Radiosurgery Society San Mateo Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 550
Love and Second Chances Contra Costa Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Shin Shin Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Santa Clara Ballet Assn Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Schmahl Science Workshops Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Super Stars Literacy Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pieta House Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
Upwardly Global San Francisco Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Educate Together Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 385
Page SUM 162,835

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Good Plus Foundation Inc NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Leigh High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
South Bay Teen Challenge CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 18,390
Bags of Love OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Crafty Mart OH Other Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
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
Page SUM 313,482

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
The Pepin Academies Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Hudson Valley Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Twenty-Fourth Street Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Movember Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Girls Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Atlanta Downtown Improvement District Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Preetirang Sanctuary United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Council of Social Service Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 100
Rainbow Village Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Oregon Childrens Theatre Company United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Cara Program United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Pyxera Global Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 347,500
Triton Tech 6072 United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Together We Rise Corporation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,575
Page SUM 657,875

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13110 records found.