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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
California Family Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Vietnamese American Professional Women of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Clara Schools Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
SEMI Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
myAgro Farms Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
East Palo Alto Youth Arts & Music Center San Mateo Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation Contra Costa Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
The San Bruno Girls Softball League Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,650
Hopewell Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Wose Community Church of Oakland Alameda Religion Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
ITT Bay Area Alumni Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Crafty Mart OH Other Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Innovations for Learning Inc IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
JA Worldwide Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 22,000
Branham High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
New Moms Inc IL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Westlake Hills Elementary School Parent Faculty Association CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 507
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,185
Gardner Family Health Network Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Advancing Women in Technology CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 125,000
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community College of Baltimore County Foundation Inc MD Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,197
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CO Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Team Rubicon CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 4,353
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