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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Spark Program Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
FaithActs N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
First Force N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 16,800
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Fundacja WrOpenUp N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Watershed Management Group Inc N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Wildlands Restoration Volunteers N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2019 6,800
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,521
San Jose Evergreen Community College District Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
Santa Rosa French-American Charter School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Self-eSTEM Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 14,663
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Sigma Chi Chi Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority Incorporated N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Cancer Research Institute Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 500
Civic Center Community Benefit District Inc San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Caminar CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 500
California Crosspoint High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Caminar CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
A Christian Ministry in the National Parks CO Religion Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Donaldina Cameron House CA Immigration Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Together We Rise Corporation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,792
El Camino Hospital Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Van Ness Avenue Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Youth Drama for All CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CO Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Heartspring Inc KS Education Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Inclusive World CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,850
Jane Goodall Environmental Middle School OR Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
META Solutions OH Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
National Brain Tumor Society Inc MA Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Peace 4 Kids CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 83,996
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