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)
Project Open Hand San Francisco CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
TWBD, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
10,000 Degrees Marin CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pleasanton Girls Softball League Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Dress for Success San Francisco Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Abode Services Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S San Francisco CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
NetHope Inc Marin VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 113,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Project Open Hand San Francisco Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
TWBD, Inc. San Mateo Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
10,000 Degrees Marin Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pleasanton Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Dress for Success San Francisco Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Abode Services Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S San Francisco Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
NetHope Inc Marin International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 113,500

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Barrio Logan College Institute CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Center for Spiritual Enlightenment CA Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
Ames Comm School District IA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Health Trust CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chamberlains Children Center Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,258
Vilcap, Inc. DC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
William Winsor School RI Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 4,205
Casa Nueva Vida Inc MA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc NC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boulder Shelter for the Homeless Inc CO Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mills College CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Committee to Encourage Corporate Philanthropy NY General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,609
Page SUM 267,022

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
iHub Limited Kenya Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Lovin Spoonfuls Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Jos Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Pyxera Global Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480,000
The FreeBSD Foundation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Jessie T. Zoller Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Philanthropy Workshop Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Council of Greater Dallas United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Loved Twice United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
Sakamoto Parent Teacher Organization Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
The Kings Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bunker Labs NFP Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 550
Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Centers United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 600
Page SUM 691,400

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13110 records found.