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)
Shanti Project Inc San Francisco CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Brave Parents Inc N/A ID United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Sankara Eye Foundation USA Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Milpitas Christian School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Lowell Kiwanas Foundation Inc N/A MA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A CO United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
City-Wide Tax Assistance Program N/A IL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 9,500
National Chiao Tung University N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
East Palo Alto Boxing Club Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
TERDOD N/A India Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lynbrook High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 56
Hamilton Families San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Henry M. Gunn High School Sports Boosters Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Love Inc of Greater Hillsboro N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Vilcap, Inc. N/A DC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 150,256

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The FreeBSD Foundation N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Jessie T. Zoller Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Philanthropy Workshop Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Council of Greater Dallas N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Loved Twice Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Kings Academy Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bunker Labs NFP Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 550
Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Centers Solano Health Corporate Advised 2018 600
Joseph Middlemiss Big Heart Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 205,150

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc NC Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,670
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 500
School on Wheels Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
SJVRC Organization CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Friends of Saturday Academy OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Para Los Ninos CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Teachers Elementary Academy IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Movember Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Aspen Institute, Inc. DC Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 33,000
Phu Dong Youth Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Vision Now TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Wassmuth Center for Human Rights Home of the Anne Frank Memo ID Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for Tigard Tualatin Schools OR Other Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Aid to Adoption of Special Kids AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Wildlands Restoration Volunteers CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Page SUM 195,370

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The FreeBSD Foundation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Jessie T. Zoller Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Philanthropy Workshop Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Council of Greater Dallas United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Loved Twice United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan Malaysia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Kings Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bunker Labs NFP Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 550
Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Centers United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 600
Joseph Middlemiss Big Heart Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 205,150

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13110 records found.