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.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
India Literacy Project Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Norcal Carcinet Support Group N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
US Lacrosse Inc N/A MD United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Share Our Strength Inc N/A MD United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Diablo Valley College Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
MW Fund Inc. N/A MA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Out In Tech Inc N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Sexual Health Innovations San Francisco CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Christa Mcauliffe Elementary Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,750
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Shelter Providers of Orange County Inc. N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Comic Relief Inc N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Cancer Research Institute Inc N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Waldorf School Association San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Heartspring Inc N/A KS United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Colorado Avian Research and Rehabilitation Institute, Inc. N/A CO United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 164,400

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
India Literacy Project Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Norcal Carcinet Support Group N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
US Lacrosse Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Share Our Strength Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Diablo Valley College Foundation Contra Costa Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
MW Fund Inc. N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Out In Tech Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Sexual Health Innovations San Francisco Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Christa Mcauliffe Elementary Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,750
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Shelter Providers of Orange County Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Comic Relief Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Cancer Research Institute Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Waldorf School Association San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Heartspring Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Colorado Avian Research and Rehabilitation Institute, Inc. N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 500
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Boston Bruins Charitable Foundation Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Sunnyvale Singers CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 240
North Penn-Mansfield Junior Senior High School PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Putnam County Humane Society Inc NY Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 200
Chelmsford Girls Softball Association League Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
NYOS Charter School Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Special Olympics New York Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30
LifeMoves CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Johns Hopkins University MD Education Corporate Advised 2018 325
Cutting Ball Theater CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
HandsOn Bay Area CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Aspire Public Schools CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Workshop Houston TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Wichita Childrens Home KS Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Very Large Data Bases CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Page SUM 573,045

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
India Literacy Project United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Norcal Carcinet Support Group United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
US Lacrosse Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Share Our Strength Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Diablo Valley College Foundation United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
MW Fund Inc. United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Out In Tech Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Sexual Health Innovations United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Christa Mcauliffe Elementary United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,750
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Shelter Providers of Orange County Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Comic Relief Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Cancer Research Institute Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Waldorf School Association United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Heartspring Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Colorado Avian Research and Rehabilitation Institute, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 164,400

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13110 records found.