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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
Youth Business USA Alameda CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Passlove Charity Foundation N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Northern California Vipassana Center N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
SayTrees Environmental Trust N/A India Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc N/A NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Lewis & Clark College N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 220
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
National Forest Foundation N/A MT United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
City of Fremont Alameda CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,800
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,520
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
South Bay Islamic Association Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose State University Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hire Heroes USA N/A GA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Car Media Inc N/A IN United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 275,140

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Youth Business USA Alameda International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Passlove Charity Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Northern California Vipassana Center N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
SayTrees Environmental Trust N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Lewis & Clark College N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 220
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
National Forest Foundation N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
City of Fremont Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,800
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,520
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
South Bay Islamic Association Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose State University Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hire Heroes USA N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Car Media Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 275,140

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Beyond The Spectrum Inc FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
No Excuses Unlimited CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Twenty-Fourth Street Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Radiating Hope Inc UT Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Grit Art & Tech Association CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mayo Clinic AZ Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Meals on Wheels People Inc OR Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 4,100
Valley of the Sun United Way AZ General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Sunday Friends Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Spy Hop Productions Inc UT Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Midnight Golf Program MI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
San Diego River Park Foundation CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
NextFlex CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 24,500
There With Care of the Bay Area CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Regents of the University of California at Riverside CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 73,696
LGBTQ Community Center Fund OR Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
BCT Institute for Media Productions Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Page SUM 305,046

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Lewis & Clark College United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 220
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
National Forest Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
City of Fremont United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,800
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,520
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
South Bay Islamic Association United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Community Seva Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hire Heroes USA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Car Media Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Branham Hills Girls Softball United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Chamberlains Children Center Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,258
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 192,093
Page SUM 425,741

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13110 records found.