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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 750
Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Forty Niners Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sycamore Valley Elementary School Contra Costa Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Little League Baseball Inc Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Giving in Motion Inc Contra Costa Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
BCT Institute for Media Productions Inc San Mateo Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
Global Relationships Arts Culture and Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boy Scouts of America Council Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
One Step Beyond Inc San Mateo Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 31,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 18,150
Center for Venture Education Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Branham High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Menlo-Atherton High School San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,500
Red White & Blue Charity Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Camp Augusta Incorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Jessie T. Zoller Elementary School NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Junipero Serra High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Longmont Meals on Wheels Inc CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Services CA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pyxera Global Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 616,000
Tustin Public School Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Bellarmine College Preparatory CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Orlando VA Medical Center FL Health Corporate Advised 2018 810
Lexington Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Branham Hills Girls Softball CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Harker School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Minnesota Foundation MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
William T. Dwyer High School FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Boys Hope Girls Hope CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross TX Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 49,154
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