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)
Harrington School PTO Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Little Steps N/A SC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 810
Nordstrom Home & School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 410
WeHOPE Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Center for Venture Education Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Boys Hope Girls Hope N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sigma Chi Chi Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority Incorporated N/A AR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A GA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100
Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center Inc Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 151
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
C 60 Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA N/A MA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 45,000
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. N/A OK United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Year Up Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
Shanti Project Inc San Francisco CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Brave Parents Inc N/A ID United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Harrington School PTO Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Little Steps N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 810
Nordstrom Home & School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 410
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Center for Venture Education Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Boys Hope Girls Hope N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sigma Chi Chi Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority Incorporated N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100
Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center Inc Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 151
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
C 60 Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 45,000
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Year Up Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
Shanti Project Inc San Francisco Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Brave Parents Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 605,221

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Girls Incorporated of Orange County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Hopewell Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 59,268
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CO Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Council for Economic Education NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 315,910
Menlo-Atherton High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,500
Atlanta Downtown Improvement District Inc GA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Cherry Creek High School CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Waldorf School Association CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
Downtown Tempe Foundation AZ Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
OneOC CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,250
Junior Rover Wrestling Club Inc PA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Beyond The Spectrum Inc FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Camp Augusta Incorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Project HIRED CA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Page SUM 670,562

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 810
Carlton Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Center for Venture Education Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Boys Hope Girls Hope United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sigma Chi Chi Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority Incorporated United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
HandsOn Bay Area United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100
Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center Inc United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 151
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
C 60 Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 45,000
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
Shanti Project Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Brave Parents Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
First Resort United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lowell Kiwanas Foundation Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 605,661

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13110 records found.