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)
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Maysville Elementary School N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Georgia Food Bank Association Inc N/A GA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland Alameda Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Circle Economy N/A Netherlands Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Families Forward N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
South Bay Teen Challenge Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 18,390
American Online Giving Foundation N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 130,232
Hilfe für krebskranke Kinder Frankfurt e.V. N/A Germany Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team United States Inc N/A DC United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
SLZGSL Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of Massachusetts Foundation, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -237
Code.org N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lynbrook High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Channel Islands YMCA N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Millbrook Robotics Booster Club N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Volunteers of America Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
Page SUM 2,027,885

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
National Forest Foundation N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
City of Fremont Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,800
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,520
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
South Bay Islamic Association Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose State University Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hire Heroes USA N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Car Media Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Branham Hills Girls Softball Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Chamberlains Children Center Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,258
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 192,093
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Maysville Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Georgia Food Bank Association Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Page SUM 407,921

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,176
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Light From Light Inc SC Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Alameda Emergency Food CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
West Orange High School NJ Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Aim High for High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
St Vrain Valley Educational Foundation Inc CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Science Gurus CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
International Association for Cryptologic Research WA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Berthoud Robotics CO Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 7,100
Black Girls Code Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ignite Adaptive Sports CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The LIVESTRONG Foundation TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Action Ministries Inc GA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 397,526

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,520
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
South Bay Islamic Association United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Community Seva Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hire Heroes USA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Car Media Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Branham Hills Girls Softball United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Chamberlains Children Center Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,258
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 192,093
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Maysville Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Georgia Food Bank Association Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Circle Economy Netherlands Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Families Forward United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 644,371

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13110 records found.