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)
Veggielution Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Trust for Public Land San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The San Bruno Girls Softball League Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,650
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 385
JW House Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
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
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
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
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
Page SUM 102,085

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,867
Sequoia Adult School Scholars Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
California Family Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Vietnamese American Professional Women of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
People Acting in Community Together Inc Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Full Circle Fund Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Foundation for Hearing Research Inc San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,520
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
SEMI Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
myAgro Farms Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Almaden Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Asha for Education San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Mission Valley ROCP Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 249,137

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Lloyd EcoDistrict OR Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Caring Choices Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Anti Bully Squad A NJ Nonprofit Corporation NJ Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
My Possibilities TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 135,500
Beach Elementary School WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Watts of Love IL Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Girls On the Run Rhode Island RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Loudoun Hunger Relief VA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Girls Who Code, Inc. NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Girl Develop It NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
L A Works Inc CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,500
Heartspring Inc KS Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Georgia State University Foundation Inc GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 99,535
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,650
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 352,285

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
St Anthony Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Regents of the University of Colorado United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Livermore Girls Softball Association Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sunday Friends Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Portland Community College Foundation Inc United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,200
The Institute for the Advancement of Education in Jaffa Inc United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Initiative Selbstandiger Immigrantinnen e.V. Germany Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,200
Fondazione Bruno Kessler Italy Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 95,000
Prairie Winds Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,346
Safechild United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Nusantara Development Initiatives Singapore Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Phu Dong Youth Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,185
Social Good Brasil Brazil Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang Thailand Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,003
Childrens Hospital Colorado Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 550,000
Page SUM 904,684

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13110 records found.