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)
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA N/A MA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 45,000
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. N/A OK United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Year Up Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Shanti Project Inc San Francisco CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Brave Parents Inc N/A ID United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,609
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 9,500
National Chiao Tung University N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
East Palo Alto Boxing Club Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
TERDOD N/A India Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lynbrook High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 56
Hamilton Families San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Hands Together, Inc. N/A MA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Henry M. Gunn High School Sports Boosters Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Other Side of the Dunes N/A FL United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Love Inc of Greater Hillsboro N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 508,515

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 45,000
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Year Up Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Shanti Project Inc San Francisco Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Brave Parents Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,609
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 9,500
National Chiao Tung University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
East Palo Alto Boxing Club Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
TERDOD N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lynbrook High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 56
Hamilton Families San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Hands Together, Inc. N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Henry M. Gunn High School Sports Boosters Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Other Side of the Dunes N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Love Inc of Greater Hillsboro N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 508,515

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Tracys Kids Inc MD Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
San Jose Judo Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Asha for Education CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Utah Food Bank UT Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Global Impact VA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 146,000
We Teach Science Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -25,000
Prairie Winds Elementary School CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Upwardly Global CA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Black Girls Code Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Atlas Service Corps Inc DC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Cal-Wood Education Center CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Trout Unlimited Inc CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Schmahl Science Workshops CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Paws Helping People, Inc. CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 46,470
Kidney Cancer Association OR Health Corporate Advised 2018 573
Northern Virginia Family Service VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Nordstrom Home & School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 410
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Hands Together, Inc. MA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 320,428

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Boys Hope Girls Hope United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sigma Chi Chi Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority Incorporated United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
HandsOn Bay Area United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100
Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center Inc United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 151
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
C 60 Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 45,000
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
The San Jose Public Library Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Shanti Project Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Brave Parents Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,609
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 9,500
National Chiao Tung University Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
East Palo Alto Boxing Club United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
TERDOD India Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 541,210

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13110 records found.