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)
Hamilton Families San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Henry M. Gunn High School Sports Boosters Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Love Inc of Greater Hillsboro N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Vilcap, Inc. N/A DC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Scholarship America Inc N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,080
Baker Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Friends of Peak To Peak Inc Contra Costa CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Newberg Fish Emergency Service N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Portsmouth High School N/A NH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Project Goal Inc N/A RI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Plan International USA N/A RI United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A IL United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Core Council of the Philippines N/A Philippines Education Corporate Advised 2018 14,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,073
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Clare School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 343,903

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Hamilton Families San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Henry M. Gunn High School Sports Boosters Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Love Inc of Greater Hillsboro N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Vilcap, Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Scholarship America Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,080
Baker Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Friends of Peak To Peak Inc Contra Costa Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Newberg Fish Emergency Service N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Portsmouth High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Project Goal Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Plan International USA N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Core Council of the Philippines N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 14,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,073
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Clare School Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 343,903

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Oregon Childrens Foundation OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Seattle-King County Coalition on Homlessness WA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Proximity Designs CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Independent Arts & Media CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hillsboro Community Foundation Inc OR Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. MD Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
World Vision International CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 200
St. Lucy School CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Working Wardrobes for a New Start CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Liahona Motu Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 337,572
Page SUM 679,522

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Hamilton Families United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Henry M. Gunn High School Sports Boosters Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Love Inc of Greater Hillsboro United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Vilcap, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Scholarship America Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,080
Baker Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Friends of Peak To Peak Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Newberg Fish Emergency Service United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Portsmouth High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Project Goal Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Plan International USA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Core Council of the Philippines Philippines Education Corporate Advised 2018 14,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,073
National Multiple Sclerosis Society United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Clare School United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 343,903

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13110 records found.