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)
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
United States Fund for UNICEF San Francisco CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,712
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Housing and Economic Rights Advocates Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Preetirang Sanctuary Solano CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Belmont Youth Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Branham Hills Girls Softball Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Cupertino High School Speech & Debate Boosters Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Novato Girls Softball Association Marin CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Reel Stories Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Waldorf School Association San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
Pacifica Girls Softball League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 234,162

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
United States Fund for UNICEF San Francisco International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,712
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Housing and Economic Rights Advocates Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Preetirang Sanctuary Solano Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Belmont Youth Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Branham Hills Girls Softball Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation Contra Costa Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Cupertino High School Speech & Debate Boosters Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Novato Girls Softball Association Marin Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Reel Stories Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Waldorf School Association San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
Pacifica Girls Softball League San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 234,162

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Kidney Cancer Association OR Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,712
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Best Chance NM Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
ABS CBN Foundation Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Heart Association Inc VA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,431
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,151
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
DeMarillac Academy CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Longmont Meals on Wheels Inc CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Illinois Institute of Technology IL Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Mass Design Group MA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Union City Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
POETIC TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 169,587
Spartanburg County Foundation SC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Catholic Charities USA MD Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
Food for Children Inc NH Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Achievement Center for Children OH Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 824,681

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
University of Illinois Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Forest Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
MyPath United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Edward Neill Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Bill Wilson Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
100 Black Men in Chicago Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 33,635
The Parish of St. Elisabeth's Church United Kingdom Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of Information Technology and Management Poland Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Colorado Education Initiative United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fundacion Omar Dengo Costa Rica Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
ADIE Fund France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Court Appointed Special Advocates of San Benito County Inc United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Harambe Endeavor Alliance United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Shanti Bhavan Childrens Project United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Veggielution United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mass Design Group United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Page SUM 1,021,435

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13110 records found.