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)
Designing Justice & Designing Spaces Alameda CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,850
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
SJVRC Organization Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 225
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
California Federation of Womens Clubs Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco AIDS Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,053
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Fremont Education Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 450
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Designing Justice & Designing Spaces Alameda Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,850
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
New Community Church San Mateo Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
SJVRC Organization Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 225
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
California Federation of Womens Clubs Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco AIDS Foundation San Francisco Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,053
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Fremont Education Foundation Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 450
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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 436
US Lacrosse Inc MD Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 9,143
Cancer Research Institute Inc NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Georgia Institute of Technology GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -512
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
JDRF International NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
World Wildlife Fund, Inc. DC Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Providence Christian Academy Inc GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Business USA CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of Illinois Foundation IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Mary's Place Seattle WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University of Southern California CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 126,049
Cents Ability Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Edward Neill Elementary School MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Pearl Elegance Foundation MD General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Gardner Family Health Network Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Interfaith Sanctuary Housing Services Inc ID Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 359,166

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Global Impact United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,300
Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Isha Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Benito Youth Soccer League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
Jounce Partners Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Irish Youth Foundation Ireland Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Aid to Adoption of Special Kids United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Endeavor Global, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Ames Comm School District United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
No Excuses Unlimited United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 73,696
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Wild Plum Center for Young Children and Families Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
The Pepin Academies Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 354,571

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13110 records found.