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)
Greene Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
San Francisco Friends School San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alameda Emergency Food Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Phu Dong Youth Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Gardner Family Health Network Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Vibha Inc Help Them Grow Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Super Stars Literacy Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
First Resort Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Gallaher (Robert S.) Elementary School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
ABS CBN Foundation Inc San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bellarmine College Preparatory Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Aim High for High School San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Almaden Country School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fundacion Omar Dengo Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Sankara Eye Foundation USA Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Foundation for Hearing Research Inc San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,520
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
SEMI Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
myAgro Farms Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
St. Vrain Community Montessori School CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Oakland Public Education Fund CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Loved Twice CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
San Jose State University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Isha Foundation Inc TN International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
John M. Horner Junior High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Cradles to Crayons Inc MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Pacific Grove Pony Baseball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Soledad-Mission Recreation District CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Veterans Squaring Away Veterans CO Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Project Access Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami Inc FL Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Aspire P16 Collaborative OH Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,566
Schola Cantorum Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 350
Friends of Alameda Park & Recreation Foundation Incorporated CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Page SUM 440,916

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