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)
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,650
JW House Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
We Teach Science Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -25,000
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 4,100
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Union City Girls Softball Association Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc Alameda CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Branham High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Operation Care and Comfort Solano CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Center of Persian Language Preservation Corp Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Kiwanis Club of Los Altos Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Fremont Education Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Page SUM 100,800

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,650
JW House Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
We Teach Science Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 -25,000
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 4,100
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Union City Girls Softball Association Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc Alameda Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Branham High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Operation Care and Comfort Solano Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Center of Persian Language Preservation Corp Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Kiwanis Club of Los Altos Foundation Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Fremont Education Foundation Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Page SUM 100,800

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Phoenix High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
St Josephs Family Center CA Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
KIPP Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York NY Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Child Trends Incorporated MD Sciences Committee Advised 2018 31,601
Our City Forest CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
New Covenant Community Development IL Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of New York City Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City of Gonzales CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Citizen Schools Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Community Cycles CO Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of Maryland MD Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of Washington WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -10,000
Page SUM 225,280

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