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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Gardner Family Health Network Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Vibha Inc Help Them Grow Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
National Audubon Society, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Caring Hands Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Marin Girls Softball League Marin CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
StartOut San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Design that Matters Inc. Contra Costa WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
East Palo Alto Senior Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
KickStart-International Inc San Francisco CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Services for Brain Injury Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Heart Association Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Uptown Tenderloin Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,750
Nordstrom Home & School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 410
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Gardner Family Health Network Inc Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Vibha Inc Help Them Grow Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
National Audubon Society, Inc. San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Caring Hands Foundation Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Marin Girls Softball League Marin Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
StartOut San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Design that Matters Inc. Contra Costa International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
East Palo Alto Senior Center Inc San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
KickStart-International Inc San Francisco Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Services for Brain Injury Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Heart Association Inc Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Uptown Tenderloin Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,750
Nordstrom Home & School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 410
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Christmas in the Park CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Hire Heroes USA GA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sonoma Valley Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Floreciendo CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Share Our Strength Inc MD Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
International Rescue Committee, Inc. NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
United Way Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Edgewood Community Support Center Inc MD Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boston Cares Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
Providence Foundation RI Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Dallas Film Society Inc TX Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Iranian American Council DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Wreaths Across America ME Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,306
Reg 11 Education Service Center TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 203,163

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Plateau Valley School District NO. 50 In The County of Mesa United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Parents Club West Portal School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
ASEAN Foundation Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Temple Street Foundation Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Idaho Parents Unlimited Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ignatian Spirituality Project United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Branham High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Boulder Valley Womens Health Center Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Gary Kelly (Drogheda) Cancer Support Centre LTD. Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Burnsville Community Foundation United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 106,138
Center for Higher Ambition Leadership Inc United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
St Vrain Valley Educational Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University of Maryland United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 76,914
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 350
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
International Buddhist Progress Society United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 331,992

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13110 records found.