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)
Harvard Business School Association of Northern California I San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hillsboro SD 1J N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Prescott-Joseph Center for Community Enhancement Inc Alameda CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Strong City Baltimore N/A MD United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Carolyn L Farrell Foundation for Brain Health N/A OH United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Theatre & Arts Foundation of San Diego County N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Cake4kids Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
NASSCOM Foundation N/A India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 36,882
University of California Santa Barbara N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
One Warm Coat San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 6,648
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 80,175
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
Hidden Genius Project Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Spark SF Public Schools San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
University of Colorado Foundation N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Literacy Pittsburgh N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Harvard Business School Association of Northern California I San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hillsboro SD 1J N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Prescott-Joseph Center for Community Enhancement Inc Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Strong City Baltimore N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Carolyn L Farrell Foundation for Brain Health N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Theatre & Arts Foundation of San Diego County N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Cake4kids Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
NASSCOM Foundation N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 36,882
University of California Santa Barbara N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
One Warm Coat San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 6,648
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 80,175
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
Hidden Genius Project Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Spark SF Public Schools San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
University of Colorado Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Literacy Pittsburgh N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Journey Church on the Common MA Religion Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
California Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 200
Coastal Watershed Council CA Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Girls Who Code, Inc. NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Almaden Valley Woman's Club CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 250
Dallas Hope Charitites TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 371,573
InnerCity Weightlifting Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Jeffs Place Childrens Bereavement Center Inc MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Saratoga High School Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Talawanda City School District OH Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
The Trust for Hidden Villa CA Environment Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Womens Foundation of California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Special Olympics North Carolina, Inc. NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Atlantic Womens Charitable Organization Inc NJ Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Urban Peak CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Vision-Aid Incorporated MA Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Harvard Business School Association of Northern California I United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hillsboro SD 1J United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Prescott-Joseph Center for Community Enhancement Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Strong City Baltimore United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Carolyn L Farrell Foundation for Brain Health United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Theatre & Arts Foundation of San Diego County United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Cake4kids United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
NASSCOM Foundation India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 36,882
University of California Santa Barbara United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
One Warm Coat United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 6,648
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 80,175
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
Hidden Genius Project United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Spark SF Public Schools United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
University of Colorado Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Literacy Pittsburgh United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
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13280 records found.