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)
Schola Cantorum Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 350
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Journey Church on the Common N/A MA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Georgia Institute of Technology N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Charles River Conservancy Inc N/A MA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Hellenic Initative Inc N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hire Heroes USA N/A GA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Car Media Inc N/A IN United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Branham Hills Girls Softball Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Chamberlains Children Center Inc N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,258
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Fundacion IMDEA Networks N/A Spain Health Corporate Advised 2018 95,538
William Marsh Rice University N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -1,772
A Woman's Work, Inc. N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund San Francisco CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Georgia Food Bank Association Inc N/A GA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland Alameda Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 166,524

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Bags of Love N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Giving in Motion Inc Contra Costa Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Illinois Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Los Gatos Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Campbell Union High School District Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Politecnico di Torino N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Food for Children Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sanergy, Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Association to Benefit Children N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 44,582
University of Florida N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
United States Association for UNHCR N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,475
Charitable Giving N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Breaking Ground Housing Development Fund Corporation N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Schmahl Science Workshops Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Florida N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Berthoud Robotics N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 7,100
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 671,207

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Ravenswood Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Challenger Middle School CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,436
Shriners Hospitals for Children CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 12,680
Kids of Kathmandu Inc NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc NC Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 37,500
Iridescent CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 140,000
Ruling Our Experiences Inc OH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 133,000
Friends of Materials for the Arts Inc NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Share Our Strength Inc MD Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
International Rescue Committee, Inc. NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
United Way Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Edgewood Community Support Center Inc MD Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boston Cares Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
Providence Foundation RI Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Dallas Film Society Inc TX Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 515,823

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Bags of Love United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Giving in Motion Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Illinois Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Los Gatos Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Campbell Union High School District United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Politecnico di Torino Italy Education Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Food for Children Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sanergy, Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Association to Benefit Children United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 44,582
University of Florida United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
United States Association for UNHCR United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,475
Charitable Giving England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Breaking Ground Housing Development Fund Corporation United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Schmahl Science Workshops United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Florida United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Berthoud Robotics United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 7,100
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 671,207

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13110 records found.