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, and corporate 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)
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,613
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc Contra Costa NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 300
Sakamoto Parent Teacher Organization Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Youth With A Mission N/A TX United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,957
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 22,510
Growing Gardens N/A CO United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Iranian American Council N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Keep Florida Beautiful Inc N/A FL United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
We Are Family Foundation N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Billerica Memorial High School N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Share Our Strength Inc N/A MD United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 532,780

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc Contra Costa Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 300
Sakamoto Parent Teacher Organization Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Youth With A Mission N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,957
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 22,510
Growing Gardens N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Iranian American Council N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Keep Florida Beautiful Inc N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
We Are Family Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Billerica Memorial High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Share Our Strength Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,867
Page SUM 506,034

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
IMSA Fund for Advancement of Education IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Foundation for the Global Compact NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center MD Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,469
Jaipur Foot Inc NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
California Trout CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mount Hope Neighborhood Association Inc RI Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Shanti Project Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,251
Tides Center CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Oregon Food Bank, Inc. OR Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Young Peoples Leadership Foundation Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Promise Worldwide CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Oregon Childrens Theatre Company OR Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Sunnyvale Singers CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 240
North Penn-Mansfield Junior Senior High School PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 117,710

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 300
Sakamoto Parent Teacher Organization Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Youth With A Mission United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Save the Children Federation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,957
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 22,510
Growing Gardens United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Iranian American Council United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Future Talent of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Keep Florida Beautiful Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Billerica Memorial High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Saratoga Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Share Our Strength Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
HandsOn Bay Area United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,867
Page SUM 506,034

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13110 records found.