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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Kiva Microfunds San Francisco CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Upwardly Global San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Curry Senior Center San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Orchard Valley Youth Soccer League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
MathAndCoding Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Schola Cantorum Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 350
Good Karma Bikes Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Kiva Microfunds San Francisco CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Petaluma Girls Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
TWBD, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 295,950

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Schola Cantorum Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 350
Good Karma Bikes Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Kiva Microfunds San Francisco International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Petaluma Girls Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Project HIRED Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
TWBD, Inc. San Mateo Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Project H Design Alameda International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Meals on Wheels of San Francisco Inc San Francisco Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Henry M. Gunn High School Sports Boosters Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Horizons Foundation San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 213,017

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Focus on the Family CO Other Donor Advised 2018 500
National Network of Abortion Funds PA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The Painted Turtle CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600
California State Parks Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
World Wildlife Fund, Inc. DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Jewish Family & Childrens Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
World Arts West CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Wesleyan University CT Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 16,666
Anti-Defamation League NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association OR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Tim Griffith Memorial Foundation Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Phillips Brooks School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute MA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 792,966

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Community High School Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Ohio Campus Compact United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Central Texas Food Bank Inc United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Marine Toys for Tots Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
University of Nevada Reno Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Samaritan House United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Connect Community Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 950
Woodrow Wilson Elementary School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Youth Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Proyectos Integrales en Economía Sustentable PIES de la Tier Mexico Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 36,000
PGHH Buddhist Center Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ignatian Corporation Saint Ignatius High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peer Health Exchange, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Hudson Institute, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,588,162
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
StoryCorps, Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 2,748,562

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