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)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,609
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Town Lake Trail Foundation N/A TX United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Causes For Animals (Singapore) Limited N/A Singapore Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
WorldWideWomen Foundation Marin CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 169,587
Ft Bragg Girls Softball Association N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Soledad-Mission Recreation District N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Dallas Hope Charitites N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Philanthropy Roundtable N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Sonoma CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
George Washington University N/A DC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cancer CAREpoint Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Massachusetts State Science & Engineering Fair Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
William T. Dwyer High School N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,609
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Town Lake Trail Foundation N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Causes For Animals (Singapore) Limited N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
WorldWideWomen Foundation Marin Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 169,587
Ft Bragg Girls Softball Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Soledad-Mission Recreation District N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Dallas Hope Charitites N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Philanthropy Roundtable N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
George Washington University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church San Mateo Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cancer CAREpoint Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Massachusetts State Science & Engineering Fair Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
William T. Dwyer High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 325,196

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Billerica Memorial High School MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Burlingame Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
San Jose Museum of Art Association CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Alzheimers Texas Inc TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 9,500
Caring Choices Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Amy Van Dyken Foundation AZ Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 105,000
Burnsville Community Foundation MN Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lewis & Clark College OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 220
Hamilton Families CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Colorado Avian Research and Rehabilitation Institute, Inc. CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 500
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 350
Booksin Elementary School Community Association CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Asha for Education CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 451
MyPath CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Jessie T. Zoller Elementary School NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Junipero Serra High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 388,021

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,609
Christmas in the Park United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Town Lake Trail Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Causes For Animals (Singapore) Limited Singapore Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
WorldWideWomen Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 169,587
Ft Bragg Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Soledad-Mission Recreation District United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Dallas Hope Charitites United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Philanthropy Roundtable United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
George Washington University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cancer CAREpoint United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Massachusetts State Science & Engineering Fair Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
William T. Dwyer High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 325,196

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13110 records found.