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)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 11,300
San Francisco Lesbian Gay Freedom Day Parade & Celeb Committ San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Cancer CAREpoint Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Veggielution Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Hamilton Families San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 500
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Morgan Autism Center Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Urban Debate Commission Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Civic Center Community Benefit District Inc San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Millikin Elementary School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Fremont Education Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 450
California Alliance of African American Educators Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Friends of Peak To Peak Inc Contra Costa CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc Contra Costa NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Friends of Amani US Inc. Contra Costa NH United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 89,950

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 11,300
San Francisco Lesbian Gay Freedom Day Parade & Celeb Committ San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Cancer CAREpoint Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Veggielution Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Hamilton Families San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 500
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Morgan Autism Center Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Urban Debate Commission Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Civic Center Community Benefit District Inc San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Millikin Elementary School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Fremont Education Foundation Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 450
California Alliance of African American Educators Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Friends of Peak To Peak Inc Contra Costa Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc Contra Costa Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Friends of Amani US Inc. Contra Costa Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 89,950

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Arizona Animal Rescue Mission Inc AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Oakland Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bunker Labs NFP Inc IL Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Valley Christian Schools CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Techbridge Girls CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CO Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Council for Economic Education NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 315,910
Menlo-Atherton High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,500
Atlanta Downtown Improvement District Inc GA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Cherry Creek High School CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Waldorf School Association CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
Downtown Tempe Foundation AZ Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Outreach United Resource Center Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 750
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Habitat for Humanity International PR Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 570,710

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Wichita Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Vietnamese American Professional Women of Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Central Texas Food Bank Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Local Ecology and Agriculture Fremont United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
National Science and Technology Museum Taiwan (R.O.C.) Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Los Gatos Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Campbell Union High School District United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Veggielution United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
ASRT Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
ERICA Industry University Cooperation Foundation - Hanyang U South Korea Education Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Code for Fun United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mad River Girls Fastpitch Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Techionista B.V. Netherlands Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Harrington School PTO Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Little Steps United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 810
Center for Venture Education Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
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
Page SUM 308,560

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