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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 12,680
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Education Fund San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center Inc Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 151
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
Preetirang Sanctuary Solano Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Belmont Youth Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 280
Union Middle School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
World Affairs Council of Northern California San Francisco International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Temple Street Foundation Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Resource Area For Teaching Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Napa Valley Girls Fast Pitch Association Napa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Album Project Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
MathAndCoding CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Rethreaded Inc FL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Kansas Foodbank Warehouse Inc KS Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Alameda International Junior/Senior High School CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Fishing Academy Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
New Community Church CA Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Columbus Citizens Foundation Inc NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Billerica Memorial High School MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Burlingame Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Caring Choices Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Amy Van Dyken Foundation AZ Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Lab SF CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
JW House CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Campbell Union High School District CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 105,000
Burnsville Community Foundation MN Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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