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)
Spirit of Morgan Hill Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Berkeley Youth Orchestra Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Frank L. Huff Elementary School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Home of Hope, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Heart Association Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Diablo Valley College Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The Health Trust Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose Judo Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
uAspire Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Spirit of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Berkeley Youth Orchestra Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Frank L. Huff Elementary School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Home of Hope, Inc. San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Heart Association Inc Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Diablo Valley College Foundation Contra Costa Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The Health Trust Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose Judo Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
uAspire Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center Inc MN Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
National Forest Foundation MT Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Scholarship America Inc MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,730
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Iridescent CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,065
Global Fund For Women, Inc. CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Food4Good RI Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 135,823
Pyxera Global Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 80,785
Child Foundation OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Passlove Charity Foundation WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Little Steps SC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boy Scouts of America Council CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 60,480
Faria Educational Enrichment Fund CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
Youth With A Mission TX Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 364,133

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Brackens Kitchen Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science Inc United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
World Pulse Voices United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Barrio Logan College Institute United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Olimpico Learning United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Grandmas House of Hope United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 105,000
Foundation for the Carolinas United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 77,016
Vietnam Veterans Workshop Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,250
SJVRC Organization United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 75,112
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,841
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Multiple Sclerosis Society United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 160
Swabodhini Charitable Trust India Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 552,579

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13110 records found.