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 Urban Debate Commission Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
My Brothers Keeper Inc N/A MA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Schmahl Science Workshops Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
New Life Centers of Chicagoland Nfp N/A IL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Longmont Meals on Wheels Inc N/A CO United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Campbell Girls Fastpitch Softball Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Austin Habitat for Humanity N/A TX United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
National Autonomous University of Honduras N/A Honduras Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girls Who Code, Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
Tolar Elementary School N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Surabi Trust N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Bay Area Urban Debate Commission Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
My Brothers Keeper Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Schmahl Science Workshops Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
New Life Centers of Chicagoland Nfp N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Longmont Meals on Wheels Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation Contra Costa Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Campbell Girls Fastpitch Softball Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Austin Habitat for Humanity N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
National Autonomous University of Honduras N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girls Who Code, Inc. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
Tolar Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Surabi Trust N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
International Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology Corp NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
OneGoal IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Caring Hands Foundation Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Modesto Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Treehouse Inc MN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 550
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital TN Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Austin Habitat for Humanity TX Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Alum Rock Counseling Center Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
University of the Arts PA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Young Adult Alliance TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
National Forest Foundation MT Environment Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Association to Benefit Children NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 44,582
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
SARTECH WA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
C. B. Eaton Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Bay Area Urban Debate Commission United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
My Brothers Keeper Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Schmahl Science Workshops United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
New Life Centers of Chicagoland Nfp United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Longmont Meals on Wheels Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation United States Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Campbell Girls Fastpitch Softball United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Austin Habitat for Humanity United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
National Autonomous University of Honduras Honduras Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Harker School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girls Who Code, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
Tolar Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Surabi Trust India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 127,667

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13110 records found.