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)
Friends of Amani US Inc. Contra Costa NH United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Oster Elementary School Home and School Club Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Gallaher (Robert S.) Elementary School Alameda DE United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
ABS CBN Foundation Inc San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bellarmine College Preparatory Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Aim High for High School San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Almaden Country School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fundacion Omar Dengo Santa Clara Costa Rica Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc Contra Costa CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 700
Schmahl Science Workshops Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 63,950

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Friends of Amani US Inc. Contra Costa Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Oster Elementary School Home and School Club Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Gallaher (Robert S.) Elementary School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
ABS CBN Foundation Inc San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bellarmine College Preparatory Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Aim High for High School San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Almaden Country School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fundacion Omar Dengo Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc Contra Costa Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 700
Schmahl Science Workshops Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 63,950

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Future Project, Inc. NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
StreetWise Partners Incorporated NY Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,118
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 190,246
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Sunnyvale Community Services CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Barringer Academy of S.T.E.A.M. NJ Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Foothill Family Shelter Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Feeding San Diego CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Downtown Streets Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Movember Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 12,997
Fishers Landing P T O WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Boulder Ballet CO Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Hillsboro SD 1J OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Pyxera Global Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 111,270
myAgro Farms CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 627,881

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Reggie S Friends United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Girls on the Run of Atlanta Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The San Bruno Girls Softball League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Safe & Sound the Corporation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Peter W. Reilly Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boomer Esiason Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
University of Illinois Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 37,582
Pearl Elegance Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
High-Tech High Heels United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Weston Travel Ball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Roswell Park Alliance Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Higher College of Technology Oman Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
JDRF International United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Smile Train, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
1M1B Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Children's Cancer Association United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
FodevareBanken Denmark Denmark Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 158,682

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13110 records found.