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)
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Kiwanis Club of Los Altos Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Gardner Family Health Network Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 700
Bay Area Friendship Circle Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Arts and Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
West County Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Covenant House California Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
Leigh High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Jose State University Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Exploratorium San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Chadbourne Family and Faculty Association Alameda CA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 225
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 9,700
Milo Foundation Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 193,625

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Kiwanis Club of Los Altos Foundation Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Gardner Family Health Network Inc Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 700
Bay Area Friendship Circle Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco Arts and Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
West County Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Covenant House California Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
Leigh High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Jose State University Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Exploratorium San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Chadbourne Family and Faculty Association Alameda Other Corporate Advised 2018 225
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 9,700
Milo Foundation Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 193,625

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sycamore Valley Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio OH Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Burundi Friends International CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Children's Hopechest, Inc. CO International, Foreign Affairs Corporate Advised 2018 150
Enfoque Ciudad CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Milo Foundation CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cops Care Cancer Foundation Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
A Woman's Work, Inc. CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300
Friends of Peak To Peak Inc CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Wonderland Avenue Elementary CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boys Town of Italy NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Tewksbury Memorial High School MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
El Concilio of San Mateo County CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Elemental Antonio Badillo Hernandez PR Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Inventors Hall of Fame Inc OH Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 94,750

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
La Raza Services Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Indian Institute of Science India Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,500
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,675
Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Harker School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
University of Florida United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,247
Almaden Country School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
South Milwaukee High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics Egypt Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bay Area Friendship Circle United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Humane Society of the United States United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
United Technologies for Kids - UTK Peru Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,475
Pratham USA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 222,322

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13110 records found.