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.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Kings Academy Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 -45,000
Partners in Education Enrichment Resourcing Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Grit Art & Tech Association Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Leland High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Services San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent San Francisco CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Friends of Peak To Peak Inc Contra Costa CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Kings Academy Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 -45,000
Partners in Education Enrichment Resourcing Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Grit Art & Tech Association Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Leland High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Services San Francisco Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent San Francisco Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Friends of Peak To Peak Inc Contra Costa Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Hellenic Initative Inc NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Seaside Pony Baseball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
FFWD CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Price Charter Middle School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Oster Elementary School Home and School Club Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Houston Food Bank TX Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
California Federation of Womens Clubs CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Council of Greater Dallas TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center OR Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Little League Baseball Inc CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Achievement Institute of Scientific Studies CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco CA Arts and Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
International Association for Volunteer Effort DC Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Association for Texas Advocates Inc TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 385
Valley Christian Schools CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Lowell Kiwanas Foundation Inc MA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 110,485

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Harker School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St Marys Food Bank Alliance United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
Unioto Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Animal Cancer Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute Kenya Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
SUN-DAC Singapore Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pedacito del Cielo A.C. Mexico Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Women's Foundation Hong Kong Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 38,000
Youth Without Shelter Canada Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pink Ribbon Girls Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 51,684
US Lacrosse Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Living Wisdom School of Palo Alto United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Eejot United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 272,534

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