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)
American Heart Association Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Uptown Tenderloin Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,750
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
San Francisco AIDS Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,122
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners San Francisco CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ariel Outreach Mission Alameda CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Radiosurgery Society San Mateo CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 550
Love and Second Chances Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Lab SF San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Shin Shin Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Santa Clara Ballet Assn Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Schmahl Science Workshops Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Heart Association Inc Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Uptown Tenderloin Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,750
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
San Francisco AIDS Foundation San Francisco Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,122
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners San Francisco Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ariel Outreach Mission Alameda Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Radiosurgery Society San Mateo Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 550
Love and Second Chances Contra Costa Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Lab SF San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Shin Shin Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Santa Clara Ballet Assn Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Schmahl Science Workshops Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 124,272

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco AIDS Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,122
Virginia Tech VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 106,138
Town Lake Trail Foundation TX Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Seva Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Cake4kids CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 810
Tipping Point Community CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Girls Inc. NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Gallaher (Robert S.) Elementary School DE Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Project Goal Inc RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 600,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Entertainment Industry Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Community Seva Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association of Columbia-Willamette OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Washington University MO Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 1,198,320

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Innovations for Learning Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Modesto Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 36,429
Washington University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Boomer Esiason Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Innovations for Learning Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Project Scientist United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kawempe Youth Development Association Uganda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,468
Saint Saviours Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,029
Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Palo Alto High School Robotics Booster Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Thomas Jefferson University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Co-Creation Hub Limited Nigeria Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Austin Habitat for Humanity United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 310,526

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13110 records found.