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)
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation San Francisco CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 200
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Valley Christian Schools Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Give2Asia San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 53,325
SOMOS Mayfair Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Center for Spiritual Enlightenment Santa Clara CA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
Womens Audio Mission San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Parents Club West Portal School San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Charter School of Morgan Hill Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Refugee Transitions San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 235
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore, Inc. Alameda CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Sexual Health Innovations San Francisco CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 225,510

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation San Francisco Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 200
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Valley Christian Schools Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Give2Asia San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 53,325
SOMOS Mayfair Inc. Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Center for Spiritual Enlightenment Santa Clara Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
Womens Audio Mission San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Parents Club West Portal School San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Charter School of Morgan Hill Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Refugee Transitions San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 235
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore, Inc. Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Sexual Health Innovations San Francisco Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 225,510

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
WeDontWaste Inc CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
BeCause For Hope CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Build Change CO Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
AltaMed Health Services Corp CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pacific Community Ventures CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
CARE - Headquarters GA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,100
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
National Multiple Sclerosis Society NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 160
I4Farmers Inc NJ International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480
William T. Dwyer High School FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American National Red Cross TX Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Higher Ground Academy MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Valley Alliance of Mentors for Opportunities and Scholarship TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation VA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
California Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. IL Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Fairfax Releaf VA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 784,890

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Corporativa de Fundaciones A.C. Mexico Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
PediPlace United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of California Santa Barbara United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Triangle Residential Options For Substance Abusers Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Archbishop Mitty High School United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Foothill Elementary PTO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 275
Union for International Cancer Control Switzerland Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Project Home United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 57,200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 140,000
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 800
Singapore Children's Society Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
Mountain View Educational Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Information and Communications Technology Council of Canada Canada Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Friends of the Ada County District Library Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
South San Jose Softball United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,650
Page SUM 442,925

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13110 records found.