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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Bay Area Friendship Circle Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Arts and Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
West County Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Covenant House California Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
Sequoia Adult School Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Westmont High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
South San Jose Softball Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad Santa Clara Costa Rica Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 32,000
Ralph E. Noddin Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 36,429
Lynbrook High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Preetirang Sanctruary Solano CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
Page SUM 140,529

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Bay Area Friendship Circle Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco Arts and Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
West County Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Covenant House California Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
Sequoia Adult School Scholars Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Westmont High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
South San Jose Softball Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 32,000
Ralph E. Noddin Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 36,429
Lynbrook High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation Contra Costa Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Preetirang Sanctruary Solano Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
Page SUM 140,529

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Cutting Ball Theater CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
HandsOn Bay Area CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Aspire Public Schools CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Workshop Houston TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Wichita Childrens Home KS Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,966
UPA PTSO CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pleasanton Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,841
Indiana University IN Education Corporate Advised 2018 91,987
Allston Brighton Youth Hockey Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation Inc PA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rocking Horse Childrens Health Center OH Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Camas Robotics Booster Club WA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. MD Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Code for Fun CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
North Atlanta Dance Theatre Inc GA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
MathAndCoding CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 726,794

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Tualatin STEAM Team United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Comic Relief Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Cancer Research Institute Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Waldorf School Association United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Heartspring Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Washington STEM Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Meals on Wheels America United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Carlton Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 175
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Asha for Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,785
Jazz at Lincoln Center Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
KIPP Comienza Community Prep United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Edgewood Community Support Center Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Technical University of Kosice Slovakia Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Hofstra University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Musicians on Call Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 279,660

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