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.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Super Stars Literacy Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pieta House Alameda Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
Give2Asia San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 14,950
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sycamore Valley Elementary School Contra Costa CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Little League Baseball Inc Contra Costa CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Foundation for Regional Transit Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,300
St. Clare School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Center for Advancing Women in Technology Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 125,000
Full Circle Fund Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
WeHOPE Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Starting Arts Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,650
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Coastside Children's Programs San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Bayshore Christian Ministries San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 298,100

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Super Stars Literacy Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pieta House Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
Give2Asia San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 14,950
The Nueva School San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sycamore Valley Elementary School Contra Costa Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Little League Baseball Inc Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Foundation for Regional Transit Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,300
St. Clare School Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Center for Advancing Women in Technology Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 125,000
Full Circle Fund Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Starting Arts Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,650
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Coastside Children's Programs San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
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
Page SUM 298,100

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Pyxera Global Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 347,500
Growing Gardens CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,100
Ukraine Orphan Outreach CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Branham High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Oakland Endzone Club TN Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
SEMI Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 573
Baker Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Piedmont Baseball Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of Dayton OH Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Foundation for Regional Transit CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,300
University of Washington WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
St Marys Food Bank Alliance AZ Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
City of San Jose CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The SAMFund MA Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Page SUM 533,973

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Design that Matters Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 106,486
Accademia del Levante Italy Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,500
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Downtown Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
CSUSB Philanthropic Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sangati United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,820
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
TWBD, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
SARTECH United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Junior Achievement USA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
California Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Cambodian Buddhism Association for Vulnerable Children Cambodia Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
JK Grants United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 7,566
Pyxera Global Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 616,000
Bay Area Deputy Sheriffs Foundation Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 1,162,622

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13110 records found.