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)
Promise Worldwide Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
10,000 Degrees Marin CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pleasanton Girls Softball League Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pleasant Hill Baseball Association Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
YWCA of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
International Society for Krishna Consciousness of Silicon V Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
EARN Inc San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Gilroy Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,208
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 155,358

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Promise Worldwide Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
10,000 Degrees Marin Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pleasanton Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pleasant Hill Baseball Association Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
International Society for Krishna Consciousness of Silicon V Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Preetirang Sanctruary Solano Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
EARN Inc San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Gilroy Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,208
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 153,608

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Plan International USA RI International Development Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
TrueChild Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Thomas Jefferson University PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ignited CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science Inc MA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 6,100
Curry Senior Center CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation CA Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Gals of Cabrillo College CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
KickStart-International Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sangati WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,820
The Posse Foundation Inc NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Business Executives for National Security DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Reel Stories CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center AZ Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 755,670

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Lowell Jr. High Football Association Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Education Foundation for African Children United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics Egypt Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Radiosurgery Society United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Queens Grant High School VIP United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Piedmont Baseball Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,613
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 300
Sakamoto Parent Teacher Organization Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Youth With A Mission United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Save the Children Federation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 37,794
Iridescent United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Veggielution United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Cal-Wood Education Center United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Interfaith Sanctuary Housing Services Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Museum of the Bible Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100
Page SUM 211,807

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13110 records found.