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)
Sunday Friends Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fremont Unified School District Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Peach Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Los Gatos Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Campbell Union High School District Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
WorldWideWomen Foundation Marin Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Centers Solano Health Corporate Advised 2018 600
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc Contra Costa Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 300
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
ARC Cancer Support Centres Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,316
Code for America Labs San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 280
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
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Shelter Providers of Orange County Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Homeboy Industries CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 27,582
Portland State University Foundation OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
East Bay Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Tipping Point Community CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Big Car Media Inc IN Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 39,774
South Bay Islamic Association CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc NC Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. MD Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Dallas Hope Charitites TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boy Scouts of America OH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Beat the Streets Providence RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 39,179
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Pacifica Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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