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)
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
National Inventors Hall of Fame Inc N/A OH United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Impact N/A VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,300
Isha Foundation Inc N/A TN United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Benito Youth Soccer League N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
Jounce Partners Inc N/A PA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Irish Youth Foundation Alameda Ireland Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Aid to Adoption of Special Kids N/A AZ United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Endeavor Global, Inc. N/A NY United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A AZ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 73,696
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Wild Plum Center for Young Children and Families Inc N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation Contra Costa Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
National Inventors Hall of Fame Inc N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Impact N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,300
Isha Foundation Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Benito Youth Soccer League N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
Jounce Partners Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Irish Youth Foundation Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Aid to Adoption of Special Kids N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Endeavor Global, Inc. N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 73,696
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Wild Plum Center for Young Children and Families Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,609
San Carlos Educational Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Malden Young Mens Christian Association MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Charter School of Morgan Hill Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Colon Cancer Alliance DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Children's Cancer Association OR Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Internews Network CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Discovery Science Center of Orange County CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators Alliance MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Mariachi Heritage Foundation Inc IL Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Downtown Oklahoma City Initiatives, Inc. OK Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Washington STEM Center WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
National Inventors Hall of Fame Inc United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Impact United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,300
Isha Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Benito Youth Soccer League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
Jounce Partners Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Irish Youth Foundation Ireland Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Aid to Adoption of Special Kids United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Endeavor Global, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 73,696
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Carlton Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Wild Plum Center for Young Children and Families Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
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13110 records found.