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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Union City Girls Softball Association Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc Alameda CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Community Services Agency Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
We Teach Science Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -25,000
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 4,100
Branham High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Operation Care and Comfort Solano CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
United States Fund for UNICEF San Francisco CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Kiwanis Club of Los Altos Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Fremont Education Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Gardner Family Health Network Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 62,700

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Union City Girls Softball Association Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc Alameda Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
We Teach Science Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 -25,000
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 4,100
Branham High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Operation Care and Comfort Solano Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
United States Fund for UNICEF San Francisco International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Kiwanis Club of Los Altos Foundation Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Fremont Education Foundation Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Gardner Family Health Network Inc Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 62,700

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Tebah USA WA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Innovations for Learning Inc FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
WeHOPE CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Project H Design CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Sunnyvale Community Services CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Association of Medical Dosimetrists Education and NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Giving in Motion Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Athena Academy Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Newberg Fish Emergency Service OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
America SCORES Bay Area CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
9 Dots Community Learning Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 72,582
Housing Endowment & Tr of San Mateo County CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Friends School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 471,382

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Run Hong Kong Ltd Hong Kong International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 596
Dallas Hope Charitites United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council Education Founda United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Sevalaya India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Housing Endowment & Tr of San Mateo County United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Amy Van Dyken Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peel District School Board Canada Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Volunteer Center of Fairfax County Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Center for Advancing Women in Technology United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 125,000
Prior Lake Rotary Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Light From Light Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Yeshiva University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
New Covenant Community Development United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Royal Institute of Management Bhutan Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
A Womans Work Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 573
Page SUM 301,169

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13110 records found.