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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
Gallaher (Robert S.) Elementary School Alameda DE United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Big Car Media Inc N/A IN United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
California Federation of Womens Clubs Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Branham Hills Girls Softball Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Chamberlains Children Center Inc N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,258
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Georgia Food Bank Association Inc N/A GA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland Alameda Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Families Forward N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
South Bay Teen Challenge Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 18,390
Purdue Research Foundation N/A IN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,712
The Launchcode Foundation N/A MO United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Faria Educational Enrichment Fund Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Asha for Education San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 451
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Gallaher (Robert S.) Elementary School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Big Car Media Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
California Federation of Womens Clubs Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Branham Hills Girls Softball Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Chamberlains Children Center Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,258
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Georgia Food Bank Association Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Families Forward N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
South Bay Teen Challenge Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 18,390
Purdue Research Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,712
The Launchcode Foundation N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Faria Educational Enrichment Fund Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Asha for Education San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 451
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Christmas in the Park CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Hire Heroes USA GA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sonoma Valley Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Floreciendo CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,920
The Institute for the Advancement of Education in Jaffa Inc NY Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Khan Academy Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 175
Mountain View Educational Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
DowntownABQ Mainstreet Initiative NM Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Corvallis Public Schools Foundation OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Museum of the Bible Inc DC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100
East Palo Alto Youth Arts & Music Center CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
College of William and Mary VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 229,009
Reg 11 Education Service Center TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Commemorative Air Force TX Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 16,500
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Sunday Friends Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 549,954

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Gallaher (Robert S.) Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Big Car Media Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
California Federation of Womens Clubs United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Branham Hills Girls Softball United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Chamberlains Children Center Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,258
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Georgia Food Bank Association Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Families Forward United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
South Bay Teen Challenge United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 18,390
Purdue Research Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,712
The Launchcode Foundation United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Faria Educational Enrichment Fund United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Asha for Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 451
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 197,311

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13110 records found.