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)
Boy Scouts of America Council Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund San Francisco CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Friends of Amani US Inc. Contra Costa NH United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
El Concilio of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Jobcare Limited Alameda Ireland Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Santa Clara Schools Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Almaden Country School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Pioneer High School Robotics Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Fundacion Omar Dengo Santa Clara Costa Rica Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Global Relationships Arts Culture and Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc Contra Costa CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Boy Scouts of America Council Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation Contra Costa Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund San Francisco Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Friends of Amani US Inc. Contra Costa Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
El Concilio of San Mateo County San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Jobcare Limited Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Santa Clara Schools Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Almaden Country School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Pioneer High School Robotics Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Fundacion Omar Dengo Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Global Relationships Arts Culture and Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc Contra Costa Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
National Multiple Sclerosis Society NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 160
I4Farmers Inc NJ International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480
Pyxera Global, Inc. DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 167,040
Sea Park Elementary School FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
William T. Dwyer High School FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross TX Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Math/Science Nucleus CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pennsylvania State University PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Philadelphia Museum of Art PA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Food Bank of the Rockies CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Science Buddies CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Colorado Education Initiative CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Independent Arts & Media CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 75,535
The Pando Initiative, Inc. KS Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
PENCIL INC NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. OK Education Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Sanyu Learning Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 637,265

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Food Recovery Network Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
International Buddhist Progress Society United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
San Francisco Education Fund United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 83,551
North Texas Food Bank United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,650
B.G. Negev Technologies and Applications Ltd. Israel Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Worcester Regional Science and Engineering Fair Incorporated United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Utah Food Bank United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,095
Sycamore Valley Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ignite Adaptive Sports United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boulder Shelter for the Homeless Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Greene Scholars United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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