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)
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Sankara Eye Foundation USA Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Friends of Alameda Park & Recreation Foundation Incorporated Alameda CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
East Palo Alto Youth Arts & Music Center San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Burlingame Girls Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
FFWD San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 385
Association of Fundraising Professionals Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Lexington Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Down Syndrome Ireland Alameda Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Westmont High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
We Teach Science Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -25,000
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 4,100
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,200
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Page SUM 49,035

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Sankara Eye Foundation USA Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Friends of Alameda Park & Recreation Foundation Incorporated Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
East Palo Alto Youth Arts & Music Center San Mateo Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Burlingame Girls Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
FFWD San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 385
Association of Fundraising Professionals Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Lexington Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Down Syndrome Ireland Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Westmont High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
We Teach Science Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 -25,000
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 4,100
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,200
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Page SUM 49,035

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Vascular Cures CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Acres, Inc. IN Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Northern Maine Community College Foundation ME Education Donor Advised 2018 450,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
First Look Media Works Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 23,800,000
Family Resources International, Inc. ID Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Karam Foundation NFP IL General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Pacific Hearing Connection CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Valley of the Moon Music Festival CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Tufts Medical Center Parent Inc MA Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
National Geographic Society DC Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
San Francisco Ballet Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Breast Cancer Action CA Health Donor Advised 2018 625
New Creation Home Ministries CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Foundation for a College Education CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 24,609,225

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Santa Barbara Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Endeavor Global, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Interfaze Educational Productions, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pacific Primary United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois United States Education Donor Advised 2018 105,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Partners in Health United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Pandemonium Aviaries United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 350
Oceana, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
University of Arizona Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Kehillah Jewish High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
KIPP Bay Area Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
City and County of Honolulu United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Sky's the Limit Fund United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,500
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Initiatives United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
100 Black Men of Silicon Valley Inc. United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 1,109,800

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13110 records found.