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)
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
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Mountain View Los Altos Girls Softball League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Forty Niners Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sycamore Valley Elementary School Contra Costa CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Little League Baseball Inc Contra Costa CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Giving in Motion Inc Contra Costa CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Mountain View Los Altos Girls Softball League Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Forty Niners Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Nueva School San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sycamore Valley Elementary School Contra Costa Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Little League Baseball Inc Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Giving in Motion Inc Contra Costa Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 140,735

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Good Karma Bikes CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
East Bay Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Brigham Young University UT Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
First Descents CO Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
University of California Santa Barbara CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Bright Sky Ministry OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Einstein Academy IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Consortium for Graduate Dgrs Minorities in Engineer VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 275,000
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc NC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 300
San Jose Children's Musical Theater CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Help Animals India WA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 150
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 178,710
Bonding Against Adversity Inc TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 720,360

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