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)
Foundation for Women Warriors N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Winthrop Little League Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
National Recreation & Park Association N/A VA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Samaritan House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Scholarship America Inc N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 68,000
California Crosspoint High School Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Shaping Lagos Social Club N/A Nigeria Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Carlmont Academic Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 500
Code for America Labs San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Association of University Women N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 250
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 156,500
Galilee Center N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Urban Age Institute Sonoma CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
GirlVentures Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 500
Grit Art & Tech Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 250
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,200
Page SUM 487,200

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Foundation for Women Warriors N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Winthrop Little League Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
National Recreation & Park Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Samaritan House San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Scholarship America Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 68,000
California Crosspoint High School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Shaping Lagos Social Club N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Carlmont Academic Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2019 500
Code for America Labs San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Association of University Women N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 250
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 156,500
Galilee Center N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Urban Age Institute Sonoma International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
GirlVentures Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 500
Grit Art & Tech Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 250
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,200
Page SUM 487,200

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Hamilton Families CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Rework Training IL Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Chatham Animal Rescue and Education Inc NC Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 200
Chinese for Affirmative Action CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Community Living Campaign CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
Faria Educational Enrichment Fund CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 -250
Washington State University Foundation WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,075
Global Impact VA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 38,100
Greater Lowell Family YMCA MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Latino Mayors and Elected City Officials Coalition of Fresno CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
National Congress of Parents and Teachers VA Education Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
Norwich Bully-Busters CT Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Pyxera Global Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2019 457,656
ASRT Foundation NM Health Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Bridge Steps TX Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 250
Theatre & Arts Foundation of San Diego County CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. IL Health Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Dolphin Foundation Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 652,231

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Foundation for Women Warriors United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Winthrop Little League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
National Recreation & Park Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Samaritan House United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Scholarship America Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 68,000
California Crosspoint High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Shaping Lagos Social Club Nigeria Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Carlmont Academic Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 500
Code for America Labs United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Community Seva Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Association of University Women United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 250
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 156,500
Galilee Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Urban Age Institute United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
GirlVentures United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 500
Grit Art & Tech Association United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 250
HandsOn Bay Area United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,200
Page SUM 487,200

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13280 records found.