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)
Price Charter Middle School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Asha for Education San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 451
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
VMC Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Art and Craft 4 All Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -250
Preservation Action Council of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Techbridge Girls Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Local Ecology and Agriculture Fremont Alameda CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Grit Art & Tech Association Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
United States Fund for UNICEF San Francisco CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,712
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Housing and Economic Rights Advocates Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Price Charter Middle School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Asha for Education San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 451
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
VMC Foundation Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Art and Craft 4 All Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -250
Preservation Action Council of San Jose Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Techbridge Girls Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Local Ecology and Agriculture Fremont Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Grit Art & Tech Association Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
United States Fund for UNICEF San Francisco International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,712
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Housing and Economic Rights Advocates Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation OH Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Washington University MO Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. IL Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Moneythink IL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Jefferson Elementary School MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Womens Council on African American Affairs AR Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rocky Mountain Christian Church CO Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Monarch School Project CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
National Audubon Society, Inc. CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Gooru CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Frank Town Open Hearts Ministry Inc TN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Belmont Youth Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,537
San Francisco Foundation CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Milpitas Christian School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
St Benedict Parish & Schools IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 458,987

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
I4Farmers Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 77,908
Strong Food L.A. Kitchen United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 148,377
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Makerere University Uganda Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
Southwest Resource Centre Academy Support Centre (ASC) Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Simprints England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Childcaregroup United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fundacion IMDEA Networks Spain Health Corporate Advised 2018 95,538
William Marsh Rice University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -1,772
A Woman's Work, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Union for International Cancer Control Switzerland Health Corporate Advised 2018 53,850
Young Adult Alliance United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tides Center United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
WNET United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 525,438

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