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, and corporate 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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Education Fund San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,900
Second Harvest of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
The Foundation Schools N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 36,609
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,321
Great Bridge High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Womens Audio Mission San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
National Conference of Puerto Rican Women Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 -1,000
Regents of the University of Colorado N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 73,494
Scripted, Inc. San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 110
Challenged Athletes Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Friends of the Urban Forests CA Environment Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
International Rescue Committee Inc MN International Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center TX Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Schmahl Science Workshops CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Sewa International, Inc. TX International Development Corporate Advised 2019 16,020
Springfield City School District OH Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Summer Search CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Texas Radiological Society Foundation TX Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
The Tech Museum of Innovation CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 250
Leigh High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Project H Design CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Saratoga High School Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boricuactivated DC Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Silicon Valley Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Special Olympics North Carolina, Inc. NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
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