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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
FFWD San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Association of Fundraising Professionals Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Lexington Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ruskin Elementary School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 230
The Expanding Your Horizons Network Alameda CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
East Palo Alto Boxing Club Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Down Syndrome Ireland Alameda Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Westmont High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
iMentor Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,200
California Trout San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Salute Military Golf Association Inc Contra Costa MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,025
Campbell Girls Fastpitch Softball Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Floreciendo Alameda CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Family Supportive Housing, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 98,872

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Fairfax Releaf Marin Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Pioneer High School Robotics Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Transportation for A Livable City San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula San Mateo Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Bay Area Deputy Sheriffs Foundation Inc San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
DeMarillac Academy San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Livermore Girls Softball Association Inc Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
BeCause For Hope Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Abode Services Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Playing at Learning Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Piedmont Baseball Foundation Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 188,250

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Palo Alto Partners in Education CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Partners in Education Enrichment Resourcing Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Joseph Middlemiss Big Heart Foundation MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Adirondack Mountain Club Inc NY Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rancho Cielo Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Maysville Elementary School GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Transportation for A Livable City CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Drexel University PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Civic Center Community Benefit District Inc CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho ID Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
North Carolina Dental Society Foundation Inc NC Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girls on the Run International NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
DC Central Kitchen Inc MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,369
WeHOPE CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 233,619

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Princess Sumaya University for Technology Jordan Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Pyxera Global Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 80,785
Thomas Jefferson University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Armand Hammer United World College of the American West United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
American Jewish Committee United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 100
Covenant House California United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Help Animals India United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 150
Adirondack Mountain Club Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
World Affairs Council of Northern California United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Loudoun Hunger Relief United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Best Chance United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Workshop Houston United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Times Up Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 334,185

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