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.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Trust for Public Land San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The San Bruno Girls Softball League Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,650
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 385
SHE-CAN Inc Marin CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 573
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Branham High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Operation Care and Comfort Solano CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Center of Persian Language Preservation Corp Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Kiwanis Club of Los Altos Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Trust for Public Land San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
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
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 385
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
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Branham High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Operation Care and Comfort Solano Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Center of Persian Language Preservation Corp Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Kiwanis Club of Los Altos Foundation Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 154,108

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Wears Valley Ranch, Inc. TN Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Barrio Logan College Institute CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Center for Spiritual Enlightenment CA Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Health Trust CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chamberlains Children Center Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,258
Vilcap, Inc. DC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Fremont Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 450
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Wonderland Avenue Elementary CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boys Town of Italy NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Tewksbury Memorial High School MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
El Concilio of San Mateo County CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Elemental Antonio Badillo Hernandez PR Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Inventors Hall of Fame Inc OH Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Valley Churches United CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 121,658

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,675
Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Harker School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
University of Florida United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,247
Almaden Country School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
South Milwaukee High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics Egypt Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bay Area Friendship Circle United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Humane Society of the United States United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
United Technologies for Kids - UTK Peru Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,475
Pratham USA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pinkerton Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Lloyd EcoDistrict United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Pieta House Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
Social Fabric Association Switzerland Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,165
Page SUM 212,687

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13110 records found.