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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Spirit of Morgan Hill Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Berkeley Youth Orchestra Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
YWCA of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Frank L. Huff Elementary School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Home of Hope, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Friends of Alameda Park & Recreation Foundation Incorporated Alameda CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Techbridge Girls Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Veggielution Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Association of Fundraising Professionals Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Trust for Public Land San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 78,700

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Spirit of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Berkeley Youth Orchestra Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
YWCA of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Frank L. Huff Elementary School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Home of Hope, Inc. San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Friends of Alameda Park & Recreation Foundation Incorporated Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Techbridge Girls Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Veggielution Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Association of Fundraising Professionals Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Trust for Public Land San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 78,700

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
The Courage Campaign Institute CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Commonwealth Club of California CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
League of Conservation Voters Education Fund DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Pacific Stroke Association CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
WeHOPE CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 150,000
University of Chicago IL Other Donor Advised 2018 207,328
Scholarmatch Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Music Associates of Aspen, Inc. CO Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,000
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Foundation for a College Education CA Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Pursuit of Excellence CA Education Donor Advised 2018 6,026
National Domestic Workers Alliance Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 625
The Harker School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
The Dunhuang Foundation Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 75,000
San Diego Museum of Art CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Corporation of Gonzaga University WA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Sky's the Limit Fund CA Health Donor Advised 2018 10,500
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 618,279

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
California Immigrant Policy Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Village Cooperative Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Environmental Traveling Companions United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 18,000
San Francisco AIDS Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
We Are Cherished Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Nature Conservancy, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Bayshore Christian Ministries United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Northern Maine Community College Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,450,000
Challenge Success United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Climate Solutions United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,300
Hastings-on-Hudson Fire Department United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Massachusetts General Hospital United States Health Donor Advised 2018 4,761
Charge Across Town Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Fistula Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Wine Country Marines United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2018 81,532
Silicon Valley Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 1,605,993

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13110 records found.