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)
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Our City Forest Santa Clara CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Connecticut Children's Medical Center Foundation, Inc. N/A CT United States Health Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare N/A NE United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York N/A NY United States Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Youth Wellness San Francisco CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Chinese Historical Society of America San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights N/A IL United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Justice Committee Inc N/A NY United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 49,927
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
United States Association for UNHCR N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Christa McAuliffe Parent-Faculty Group Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Cake4kids Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Our City Forest Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Connecticut Children's Medical Center Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare N/A Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York N/A Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Youth Wellness San Francisco Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Chinese Historical Society of America San Francisco Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights N/A Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Justice Committee Inc N/A Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 49,927
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
United States Association for UNHCR N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Christa McAuliffe Parent-Faculty Group Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Cake4kids Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 281,423

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Apollo High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Our City Forest CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
St Josephs Family Center CA Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Calero High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Pacific Stroke Association CA Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
San Mateo County Historical Association CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Independence High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CO Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Council for Economic Education NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 315,910
Menlo-Atherton High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,500
Atlanta Downtown Improvement District Inc GA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Cherry Creek High School CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Waldorf School Association CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
Downtown Tempe Foundation AZ Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Page SUM 510,010

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Notre Dame High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Our City Forest United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Connecticut Children's Medical Center Foundation, Inc. United States Health Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Pacific Stroke Association United States Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York United States Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Youth Wellness United States Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Chinese Historical Society of America United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Justice Committee Inc United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 49,927
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
United States Association for UNHCR United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Christa McAuliffe Parent-Faculty Group United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Cake4kids United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 281,423

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13110 records found.