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)
WeHOPE Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Starting Arts Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,650
Redwood City Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Christa McAuliffe Parent-Faculty Group Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Breakthrough Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
THINK Together Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Villages of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Livermore Diablos Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sexual Health Innovations San Francisco CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Upwardly Global San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Mateo Youth Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation San Francisco CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 200
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
Safe & Sound the Corporation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
SOMOS Mayfair Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Starting Arts Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,650
Redwood City Education Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Christa McAuliffe Parent-Faculty Group Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Breakthrough Silicon Valley Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
THINK Together Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Villages of San Mateo County San Mateo Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Livermore Diablos Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sexual Health Innovations San Francisco Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Upwardly Global San Francisco Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Mateo Youth Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation San Francisco Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 200
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
Safe & Sound the Corporation San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
SOMOS Mayfair Inc. Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,966
Chelmsford Girls Softball Association League Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pleasanton Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,841
Indiana University IN Education Corporate Advised 2018 91,987
Allston Brighton Youth Hockey Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation Inc PA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rocking Horse Childrens Health Center OH Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Camas Robotics Booster Club WA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. MD Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Code for Fun CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
North Atlanta Dance Theatre Inc GA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team United States Inc DC Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Ecumenical Hunger Program CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Love Inc of Greater Hillsboro OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 24,000
Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement PA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
JK Grants CA Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,486
Teach for America, Inc. CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 241,530

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Heartspring Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Washington STEM Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Asha for Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,785
British Red Cross Society England Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Jazz at Lincoln Center Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sivasri Charitable Trust India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Leland High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
KIPP Comienza Community Prep United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Jefferson Academy Parent Teacher Organization United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Edgewood Community Support Center Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Technical University of Kosice Slovakia Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Hofstra University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Musicians on Call Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Tipping Point Community United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Lower East Side Girls Club United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Entertainment Industry Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Paws Helping People, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 381,635

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