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)
Steindorf STEAM K-8 Magnet School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 250
Sunnyvale Singers Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 240
The Tiny Tim Center, Inc. N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
University of Deusto N/A Spain Education Corporate Advised 2019 21,000
Girl Scouts of Central Texas Inc N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,425
Very Large Data Bases N/A CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
In4All N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
International Association for Cryptologic Research N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Joblinge N/A Germany Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 55,000
Norwegian Refugee Council U.S.A. N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 750,000
American Association of University Women Inc N/A DC United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Project H Design Alameda CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 200
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 195,000
Community Habilitation Center Inc N/A FL United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Dev Mission San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,300
Page SUM 1,230,715

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Steindorf STEAM K-8 Magnet School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 250
Sunnyvale Singers Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 240
The Tiny Tim Center, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
University of Deusto N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 21,000
Girl Scouts of Central Texas Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,425
Very Large Data Bases N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
In4All N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
International Association for Cryptologic Research N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Joblinge N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 55,000
Norwegian Refugee Council U.S.A. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 750,000
American Association of University Women Inc N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Project H Design Alameda International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 200
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
City Year, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 195,000
Community Habilitation Center Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Dev Mission San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,300
Page SUM 1,230,715

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Jeanne Jugan Residence of the Little Sisters of the Poor Inc RI Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Projectcsgirls VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 31,028
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
California Crosspoint High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Caminar CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Donaldina Cameron House CA Immigration Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Together We Rise Corporation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,792
El Camino Hospital Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Van Ness Avenue Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Youth Drama for All CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CO Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Heartspring Inc KS Education Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Inclusive World CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,850
Jane Goodall Environmental Middle School OR Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
META Solutions OH Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
National Brain Tumor Society Inc MA Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Peace 4 Kids CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Page SUM 134,970

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Steindorf STEAM K-8 Magnet School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 250
Sunnyvale Singers United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 240
The Tiny Tim Center, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
University of Deusto Spain Education Corporate Advised 2019 21,000
Girl Scouts of Central Texas Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,425
Very Large Data Bases United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
In4All United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
International Association for Cryptologic Research United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Joblinge Germany Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 55,000
Norwegian Refugee Council U.S.A. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 750,000
American Association of University Women Inc United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Project H Design United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Black Girls Code Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 200
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 195,000
Community Habilitation Center Inc United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Dev Mission United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,300
Page SUM 1,230,715

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13280 records found.