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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad Santa Clara Costa Rica Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pacific Community Ventures Alameda CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Upwardly Global San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Code for Fun Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Aspire Public Schools Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pioneer High School Robotics Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Transportation for A Livable City San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Bay Alameda CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
South Bay Teen Challenge Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 18,390
Hamilton Families San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pacific Community Ventures Alameda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Upwardly Global San Francisco Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Code for Fun Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Aspire Public Schools Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pioneer High School Robotics Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Transportation for A Livable City San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
South Bay Teen Challenge Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 18,390
Hamilton Families San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 194,640

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Mercy House Living Centers CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
JA Worldwide Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,042
Arizona State University Foundation AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 53,716
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 56
Adelante Mujeres OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United States Association for UNHCR DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Little League Baseball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ruskin Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 230
University of Illinois Foundation IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Posse Foundation Inc NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Reel Stories CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center AZ Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
American Friends of Un Techo Para Mi Pais Inc. FL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Children's Cancer Association OR Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Internews Network CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Discovery Science Center of Orange County CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators Alliance MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Page SUM 817,794

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Queens Grant High School VIP United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Piedmont Baseball Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,613
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 300
Redwood Credit Union Community Fund Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,957
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 22,510
Growing Gardens United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Iranian American Council United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Future Talent of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Keep Florida Beautiful Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Billerica Memorial High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Saratoga Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Youngstown State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 594,430

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13110 records found.