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, and corporate 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)
American Heart Association Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Diablo Valley College Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The Health Trust Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
uAspire Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
VMC Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Shanti Project Inc San Francisco CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Spirit of Morgan Hill Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
SHE-CAN Inc Marin CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 573
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
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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 35,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Diablo Valley College Foundation Contra Costa Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The Health Trust Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
uAspire Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
VMC Foundation Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Shanti Project Inc San Francisco Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Spirit of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
SHE-CAN Inc Marin Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 573
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 207,323

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Marin Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Services for Brain Injury CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
IMSA Fund for Advancement of Education IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Foundation for the Global Compact NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center MD Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,469
Jaipur Foot Inc NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
California Trout CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Asia MN General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mount Hope Neighborhood Association Inc RI Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Shanti Project Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,251
Tides Center CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Oregon Food Bank, Inc. OR Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Young Peoples Leadership Foundation Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Promise Worldwide CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 114,970

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Carey School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Resource Central United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Springfield City School District United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Liberty PTO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Boulder Ballet United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
CARE - Headquarters United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,100
ASEAN Foundation Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,400
Kelly S Brush Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mariachi Heritage Foundation Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Commemorative Air Force United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
American Jewish Committee United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Almaden Valley Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 155,254
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Southwest Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Mosaic Family Services Inc United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 9,000
Page SUM 364,604

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