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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,957
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 22,510
Growing Gardens N/A CO United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Iranian American Council N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Keep Florida Beautiful Inc N/A FL United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
We Are Family Foundation N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Billerica Memorial High School N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Share Our Strength Inc N/A MD United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,867
Almaden Country School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Associacio Espiral, Educacio i Tecnologia N/A Spain Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hoover Elementary School Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 27,582
Instituto Semear N/A SP Brazil Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 506,316

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,957
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 22,510
Growing Gardens N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Iranian American Council N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Keep Florida Beautiful Inc N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
We Are Family Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Billerica Memorial High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Share Our Strength Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,867
Almaden Country School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Associacio Espiral, Educacio i Tecnologia N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hoover Elementary School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 27,582
Instituto Semear N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 506,316

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Nordstrom Home & School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 410
Hands Together, Inc. MA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Bill Wilson Center CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Caramel Connections CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Comp-U-Dopt TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Life for Relief and Development Inc MI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
Weston Travel Ball Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Techbridge Girls CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Safe & Sound the Corporation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
Berkeley Youth Orchestra CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of Washington WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
St Marys Food Bank Alliance AZ Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
City of San Jose CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,029
The Congregational Church in North Chelmsford MA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 422
San Francisco Food Bank CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,593,261

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