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, and corporate 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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Windsor Girls Softball League Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of Mauritius N/A Mauritius Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Clarendon Hills Lions Foundation N/A IL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay N/A India Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,801
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 11,300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Lesbian Gay Freedom Day Parade & Celeb Committ San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boston Cares Inc N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Be Like Brit Foundation Inc N/A MA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho N/A ID United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Friends of the World Food Program Inc. N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A NH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Children’s Course Inc N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Kids of Kathmandu Inc N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Canary Fund San Mateo CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Windsor Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of Mauritius N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Clarendon Hills Lions Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,801
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 11,300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Lesbian Gay Freedom Day Parade & Celeb Committ San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boston Cares Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Be Like Brit Foundation Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Friends of the World Food Program Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Children’s Course Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Kids of Kathmandu Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Canary Fund San Mateo Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Inside the Outdoors Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
California Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Wholesome Wave Inc CT Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Womens Council on African American Affairs AR Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc AZ Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Foreign Policy Association Incorporated NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Washington University MO Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science Inc MA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,210
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Charitable Assistance to Communitys Homeless ID Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Detroit Association of Black Organizations MI Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
DeMarillac Academy CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Purdue University IN Education Corporate Advised 2018 99,531
Earth Island Institute Inc CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Saratoga Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Joseph Middlemiss Big Heart Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Springfield City School District United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Learning Lab Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
La Raza Services Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Indian Institute of Science India Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,500
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,675
Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Harker School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
University of Florida United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,247
Almaden Country School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Southwest Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 175,272

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13110 records found.