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)
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Global Relationships Arts Culture and Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boy Scouts of America Council Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 31,000
Center for Venture Education Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Palo Alto High School Robotics Booster Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Loved Twice Alameda CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fremont Girls Sports Association Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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
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
Page SUM 353,900

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Global Relationships Arts Culture and Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boy Scouts of America Council Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 31,000
Center for Venture Education Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Palo Alto High School Robotics Booster Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Loved Twice Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fremont Girls Sports Association Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Kiva Microfunds San Francisco International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Curry Senior Center San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Orchard Valley Youth Soccer League Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
MathAndCoding Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
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
Page SUM 353,900

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Direct Relief CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Parker School PTO Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
College of William and Mary VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Forest Hill Church NC Religion Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
United Way of the Columbia-Willamette OR General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,700
India Literacy Project CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center Inc CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 151
Tiger Woods Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
There With Care of the Bay Area CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 27,000
National Medical Association Inc MD Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Nebraska Applied Research Institute NE Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 110,540
San Francisco Education Fund CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Travis Manion Foundation PA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City of San Jose CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ft Bragg Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Teach For All Inc NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 224,391

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Amparo Santa Cruz-Orionopolis Brazil Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of Amani US Inc. United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Wake County United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
City of Yreka United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Cops Care Cancer Foundation Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
The Harrison School District Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Vilcap, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 450,000
Monte Rio Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Girls On the Run Rhode Island United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The LIVESTRONG Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Audubon Society, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Kitchen Project United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Hilfe für krebskranke Kinder Frankfurt e.V. Germany Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
There With Care of the Bay Area United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 27,000
Fondazione Bruno Kessler Italy Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 98,000
Mercy Corps United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,067,308
Union City Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Foundation for Regional Transit United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,300
Page SUM 2,942,158

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13110 records found.