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)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,650
Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
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
American National Red Cross Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
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
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Gardner Family Health Network Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Schmahl Science Workshops Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,650
Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Summer Search San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
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
American National Red Cross Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
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
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Gardner Family Health Network Inc Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Schmahl Science Workshops Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Boys and Girls Club of America GA Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boy Scouts of America MO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Pop Warner Little Scholars Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 33,169
Global Relationships Arts Culture and Education CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Unioto Elementary School OH Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Project Open Hand CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Water Org Inc MO International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Washington University MO Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Boy Scouts of America OH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Mercy House Living Centers CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
JA Worldwide Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,042
Arizona State University Foundation AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 53,716
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 56
Adelante Mujeres OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United States Association for UNHCR DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
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