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)
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Center for Spiritual Enlightenment Santa Clara CA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
Womens Audio Mission San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Parents Club West Portal School San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Refugee Transitions San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 235
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore, Inc. Alameda CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Business USA Alameda CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Give2Asia San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,950
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Center for Spiritual Enlightenment Santa Clara Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
Womens Audio Mission San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Parents Club West Portal School San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Refugee Transitions San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 235
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore, Inc. Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Business USA Alameda International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Give2Asia San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,950
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Horizons Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Triangle Residential Options For Substance Abusers Inc NC Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Meals On Wheels of Boulder Inc CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Georgia Institute of Technology GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Saratoga High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 58,998
Salute Military Golf Association Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,025
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
World Affairs Council of Northern California CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Foundation for Fort Mill Schools Inc SC Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Impact 2030 Inc VA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
Regents of the University of California At San Diego CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Preeclampsia Foundation FL Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -10,000
Villages of San Mateo County CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Valley of the Sun United Way AZ General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
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