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)
San Mateo Youth Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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 -2,500
Safe & Sound the Corporation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Cat Town Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
East Bay Nsbe Jr Chapter Contra Costa CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
THINK Together Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Villages of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Livermore Diablos Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
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
Page SUM 74,700

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
Safe & Sound the Corporation San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Cat Town Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
East Bay Nsbe Jr Chapter Contra Costa Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
THINK Together Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Villages of San Mateo County San Mateo Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Livermore Diablos Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Home of Hope, Inc. San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 143,200

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Burundi Friends International CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Children's Hopechest, Inc. CO International, Foreign Affairs Corporate Advised 2018 150
Enfoque Ciudad CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Milo Foundation CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cops Care Cancer Foundation Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
A Woman's Work, Inc. CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300
Friends of Peak To Peak Inc CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
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
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Marin Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 93,750

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
St. Bernard Project, Inc. United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Global Impact United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 146,000
John B. Riebli Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Watts of Love United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Cowan Community Action Group Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Impact 2030 Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Downtown Streets Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,176
University of Wisconsin Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
University of Texas Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 56,500
Meals on Wheels of San Francisco Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Civic Ventures United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
La Cocina Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Preetirang Sanctruary United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Xavier High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 420,926

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13110 records found.