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)
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 225
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Greene Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
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
Oster Elementary School Home and School Club Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 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
National Audubon Society, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Caring Hands Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 133,775

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 225
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Greene Scholars Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
San Francisco Friends School San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alameda Emergency Food Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Phu Dong Youth Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
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
Oster Elementary School Home and School Club Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Gardner Family Health Network Inc Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Vibha Inc Help Them Grow Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
National Audubon Society, Inc. San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Caring Hands Foundation Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 133,775

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Not Impossible Foundation Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 205,000
The Pepin Academies Inc FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Radium Society Inc NJ Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Hofstra University NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 410,718
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Greater Chicago Food Depository IL Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
United Way of Massachusetts Bay Inc MA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Springs Rescue Mission CO Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Future Project, Inc. NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
StreetWise Partners Incorporated NY Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,118
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 190,246
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Code.org WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,003,832

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,613
University of Jos Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 300
Save the Children Federation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 37,794
Iridescent United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Veggielution United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Cal-Wood Education Center United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Interfaith Sanctuary Housing Services Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Museum of the Bible Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100
Growing Gardens United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Iranian American Council United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Future Talent of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Keep Florida Beautiful Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Billerica Memorial High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 523,607

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13110 records found.