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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Faria Educational Enrichment Fund Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lynbrook High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
UPA PTSO Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Gardner Family Health Network Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Friendship Circle Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Arts and Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
West County Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Covenant House California Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
Leigh High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Jose State University Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Exploratorium San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Chadbourne Family and Faculty Association Alameda CA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 225
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 183,725

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
India Literacy Project Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Civic Ventures San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
West Valley Slammers Softball Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation Contra Costa Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Westmont High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Phu Dong Youth Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
South San Jose Softball Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund San Francisco Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Hoover Elementary School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 32,000
The Kings Academy Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 93,000

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Parents Cooperative of Nantucket Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Sabuy Temple - Khmer Buddhist Temple Foundation CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000,000
Mad Dog Rescue Inc CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Childrens Cancer Research Fund MN Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Solutions Journalism Network Inc NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Krio Descendants United of California CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,250
Mary's Place Seattle WA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Madeira School Inc VA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
NEO Philanthropy Inc NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Green America DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Francis High School CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
March of Dimes Inc. GA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mrelief IL Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American Jewish World Service, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 10,534,750

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 9,498
Union Square Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
AEROBridge United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
Counseling and Support Services for Youth United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Global Livingston Institute United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Vivace Youth Chorus of San Jose United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Living Hope Community Church of Walnut Valley United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
John Lynch Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,334
Project 1 27 United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Greenburger Center for Social and Criminal Justice United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Proximity Designs United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 447,582

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13110 records found.