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)
L A Works Inc N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,500
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 422
East Palo Alto Youth Arts & Music Center San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
St. Louis Community College Foundation N/A MO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 750
Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science Inc N/A MA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 6,100
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Bags of Love N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Lionheart School Inc N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Georgia State University Foundation Inc N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 99,535
Carrillo PTO Inc N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cradles to Crayons Inc N/A MA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Napa Valley Girls Fast Pitch Association Napa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
People Acting in Community Together Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 23,900
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent San Francisco CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 510,957

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
L A Works Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,500
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 422
East Palo Alto Youth Arts & Music Center San Mateo Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
St. Louis Community College Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 750
Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science Inc N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 6,100
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Bags of Love N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Lionheart School Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Georgia State University Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 99,535
Carrillo PTO Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cradles to Crayons Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Napa Valley Girls Fast Pitch Association Napa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
People Acting in Community Together Inc Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 23,900
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent San Francisco Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 510,957

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Pyxera Global Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Corporate Advised 2018 200
Habitat for Humanity International Inc GA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 45,000
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
National Multiple Sclerosis Society IL Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
ASRT Foundation NM Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,630
Resource Area For Teaching CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Camp Ker-Anna RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Reggie S Friends TX Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation OH Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. IL Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rocky Mountain Christian Church CO Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Monarch School Project CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 706,430

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
L A Works Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,500
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 422
East Palo Alto Youth Arts & Music Center United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
St. Louis Community College Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 750
Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science Inc United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 6,100
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Bags of Love United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Lionheart School Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Georgia State University Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 99,535
Carrillo PTO Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cradles to Crayons Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Unified School District United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Napa Valley Girls Fast Pitch Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
People Acting in Community Together Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 23,900
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 510,957

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13110 records found.