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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Tipping Point Community San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pleasant Hill Baseball Association Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
International Society for Krishna Consciousness of Silicon V Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
EARN Inc San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Gilroy Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,208
Project Open Hand San Francisco Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Aspire Public Schools Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Redwood Credit Union Community Fund Inc Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
JK Grants CA Other Corporate Advised 2018 7,333
Mass Design Group MA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Lowell Jr. High Football Association Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
MW Fund Inc. MA Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
826 Valencia CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
David Andrew Pooh Maddan Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Scotts Valley Girls Softball CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
1M1B Foundation NV Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ruskin Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 230
The Harrison School District Foundation Inc CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
University of Illinois Foundation IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Childrens Cancer Research Fund MN Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Charity Global Inc NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys and Girls Club of Stanton CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Keep Florida Beautiful Inc FL Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Education Foundation for African Children MN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Christmas in the Park CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Overlake Service League WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 83,551
Saratoga Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
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