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)
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
California Academy of Sciences San Francisco CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Charter School of Morgan Hill Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
East Palo Alto Senior Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Canary Fund San Mateo CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Via Rehabilitation Services, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
United States Fund for UNICEF San Francisco CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Greene Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,712
San Francisco Friends School San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alameda Emergency Food Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Phu Dong Youth Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
California Academy of Sciences San Francisco Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Charter School of Morgan Hill Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
East Palo Alto Senior Center Inc San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Summer Search San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Canary Fund San Mateo Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Via Rehabilitation Services, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
United States Fund for UNICEF San Francisco International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Greene Scholars Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,712
San Francisco Friends School San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alameda Emergency Food Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Phu Dong Youth Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 290,612

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Interfaith Sanctuary Housing Services Inc ID Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Preetirang Sanctruary CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Texas Foundation TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 56,500
Stanly Community College NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,500
Wild Salmon Center OR Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Thomas Jefferson University PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Refugee Transitions CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Livermore Diablos CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Almaden Country School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
The Launchcode Foundation MO Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
We Are Family Foundation NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Jensen Beach Football & Cheerleading Assoc Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
CARE - Headquarters GA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,100
Unbound KS Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 350
National Multiple Sclerosis Society NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 160
Community Cycles CO Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 314,610

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Aid to Adoption of Special Kids United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Endeavor Global, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 73,696
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Wild Plum Center for Young Children and Families Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
The Pepin Academies Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Hudson Valley Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Communities In Schools, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Junior Achievement Spain Spain Education Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Triangle Residential Options For Substance Abusers Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Archbishop Mitty High School United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Foothill Elementary PTO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 275
Shakopee Youth Football Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Sanergy, Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,020
Beyond The Spectrum Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 280,441

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13110 records found.