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)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A AZ United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc N/A NC United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Corporativa de Fundaciones A.C. N/A Mexico Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
PediPlace N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of California Santa Barbara N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,650
B.G. Negev Technologies and Applications Ltd. N/A Israel Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Project Home N/A PA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 57,200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Arunodhaya Centre for Street and Working Children N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 140,000
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 800
Singapore Children's Society N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Information and Communications Technology Council of Canada N/A ON Canada Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Friends of the Ada County District Library Inc N/A ID United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
South San Jose Softball Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 459,650

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
ADIE Fund N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Court Appointed Special Advocates of San Benito County Inc N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Harambe Endeavor Alliance Contra Costa Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Shanti Bhavan Childrens Project N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Veggielution Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mass Design Group N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Orchard Valley Youth Soccer League Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Wholesome Wave Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Parents Club West Portal School San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
ASEAN Foundation N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Temple Street Foundation Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Idaho Parents Unlimited Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ignatian Spirituality Project N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Branham High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Boulder Valley Womens Health Center Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 803,000

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Mass Design Group MA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Union City Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
POETIC TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 169,587
Spartanburg County Foundation SC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Venture Education Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Food for Children Inc NH Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Equal Heart TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Coastal Watershed Council CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Yeshiva University NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 49,154
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,610
Help Animals India WA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 150
Pink Ribbon Girls Inc OH Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
City of Gonzales CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Wild Plum Center for Young Children and Families Inc CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Ohlone Humane Society Inc CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City-Wide Tax Assistance Program IL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Page SUM 672,751

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
ADIE Fund France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Court Appointed Special Advocates of San Benito County Inc United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Harambe Endeavor Alliance United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Shanti Bhavan Childrens Project United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Veggielution United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mass Design Group United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
City of San Jose United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Orchard Valley Youth Soccer League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Wholesome Wave Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Parents Club West Portal School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
ASEAN Foundation Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Temple Street Foundation Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Idaho Parents Unlimited Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ignatian Spirituality Project United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Branham High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Boulder Valley Womens Health Center Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 803,000

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