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)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,095
Diablo Valley College Contra Costa CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Tahirih Justice Center San Mateo CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 8,400
Franklin Elementary School Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 172,114
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,900
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Challenged Athletes Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Children Now Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 85,000
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry N/A OR United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
INRIA N/A France Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
LULAC Institute Inc N/A DC United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Rural Health Collaborative N/A OR United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Mi Gran Esperanza A.C. N/A Mexico Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Albert Hill Middle School N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
American Association of Neurosurgeons Inc N/A IL United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,095
Diablo Valley College Contra Costa Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Tahirih Justice Center San Mateo International Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 8,400
Franklin Elementary School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 172,114
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,900
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Challenged Athletes Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Children Now Alameda Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 85,000
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
INRIA N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
LULAC Institute Inc N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Rural Health Collaborative N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Mi Gran Esperanza A.C. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Albert Hill Middle School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
American Association of Neurosurgeons Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc TN Health Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Computer Reach PA Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,200
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,038
Education for Employment NY Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Utah Food Bank UT Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of South Florida Inc FL Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Harambe Endeavor Alliance NH Education Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
San Francisco Education Fund CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Minds Matter OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Animal Assisted Happiness, Inc. CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
ForestPlanet Inc DC Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Girls Who Code, Inc. NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Urban Age Institute CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc NC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 658,288

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,095
Diablo Valley College United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Tahirih Justice Center United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 8,400
Franklin Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Tipping Point Community United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 172,114
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,900
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Challenged Athletes Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Children Now United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 85,000
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
INRIA France Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
LULAC Institute Inc United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Rural Health Collaborative United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Mi Gran Esperanza A.C. Mexico Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Albert Hill Middle School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
American Association of Neurosurgeons Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 395,509

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13280 records found.