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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Texas A&M Foundation N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Des Moines Area Community College Foundation N/A IA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 -8,877
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 -100
The SAMFund N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
United Way of Bengaluru N/A India General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 200
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
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
Page SUM 661,473

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
WorldWideWomen Foundation Marin Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 400
Mathru Educational Trust for the Blind N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
Oregon Childrens Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Atascadero Education Foundation Inc N/A Other Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Sheriff Pal Program N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Carolyn L Farrell Foundation for Brain Health N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Community Youth Advance Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Draper Community Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
Harvard Business School Association of Northern California I San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hillsboro SD 1J N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
I-Com-Unity O.S. N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 9,000
Jessie Rees Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 500
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Medicine Horse Program N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 4,200
Pennsylvania State University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 120,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 283,400

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Freedom of the Press Foundation CA Community Development Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Center for Innovative Governance Research DC Community Development Committee Advised 2019 60,000
LifeMoves CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Avalon Academy CA Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Santa Teresa High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
ecoAmerica DC Environment Committee Advised 2019 3,200
RAND Corporation CA Community Development Committee Advised 2019 500
James Lick High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
University of Nebraska Foundation NE Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Human Investment Project Inc CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2019 727
William C. Overfelt High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Parkinson's Institute CA Health Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc CA Community Development Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Committee Advised 2019 6,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Median Foundation CA Sciences Committee Advised 2019 50,000
Apollo High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Values United DC General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 3,700
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 153,054

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
WorldWideWomen Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 400
Mathru Educational Trust for the Blind India Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
Oregon Childrens Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Atascadero Education Foundation Inc United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Sheriff Pal Program United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Carolyn L Farrell Foundation for Brain Health United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Community Youth Advance Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Draper Community Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
Harvard Business School Association of Northern California I United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hillsboro SD 1J United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
I-Com-Unity O.S. Czech Republic Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 9,000
Jessie Rees Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 500
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Medicine Horse Program United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 4,200
Pennsylvania State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 120,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 283,400

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13280 records found.