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)
Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Athena Academy Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Heart Association Inc Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Diablo Valley College Foundation Contra Costa Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The Health Trust Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
uAspire Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
VMC Foundation Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Shanti Project Inc San Francisco Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Spirit of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
SHE-CAN Inc Marin Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 573
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Art and Craft 4 All Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
St. Louis Community College Foundation MO Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Pop Warner Little Scholars Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
US Lacrosse Inc MD Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Foothill Elementary PTO CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 275
Jefferson Academy Parent Teacher Organization CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 33,169
Unioto Elementary School OH Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Project Open Hand CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Water Org Inc MO International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Washington University MO Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Mercy House Living Centers CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
JA Worldwide Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,042
Arizona State University Foundation AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 53,716
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 56
Adelante Mujeres OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United States Association for UNHCR DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
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