Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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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)
Center for Advancing Women in Technology Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 125,000
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
Asha for Education San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Womens Audio Mission San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Bayshore Christian Ministries San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Benicia Girls Softball Association Solano Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Oster Elementary School Home and School Club Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Seva Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Asha for Education San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Menlo School San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Olimpico Learning Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,500
Menlo-Atherton High School San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Sustainable Economies Law Center Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Give2Asia San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,950
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Education Fund Inc FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
California Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Give2Asia CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 14,950
The Lowell General Hospital MA Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Longmont Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Performing Arts Weber UT Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Per Scholas Inc NY Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 9,100
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Arkansas Athletes Outreach AR Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
World Vision WA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of Rochester MN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
American Jewish Committee NY Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 100
Iridescent CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
WeDontWaste Inc CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
BeCause For Hope CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Build Change CO Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
AltaMed Health Services Corp CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
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