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)
Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center N/A AZ United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Hagar Services Coalition Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Berthoud Baseball Club Inc N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Unbound N/A KS United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 350
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Proximity Designs N/A CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Promises2Kids Foundation N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
OneGoal N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 560
University of Florida N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 175
Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Worcester Regional Science and Engineering Fair Incorporated N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Sycamore Valley Elementary School Contra Costa CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 457,635

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Hagar Services Coalition Incorporated Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Berthoud Baseball Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Unbound N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 350
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Proximity Designs N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Promises2Kids Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
OneGoal N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 560
University of Florida N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 175
Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Worcester Regional Science and Engineering Fair Incorporated N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Sycamore Valley Elementary School Contra Costa Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 457,635

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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 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
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,920
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
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American National Red Cross CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Georgetown University DC Education Corporate Advised 2018 76,040
Page SUM 722,720

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Hagar Services Coalition Incorporated United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Berthoud Baseball Club Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Unbound United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 350
Earth Island Institute Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Proximity Designs United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Promises2Kids Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
OneGoal United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Code for America Labs United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Carlton Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 560
University of Florida United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Carlton Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 175
Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Worcester Regional Science and Engineering Fair Incorporated United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Sycamore Valley Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 457,635

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13110 records found.