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)
Billerica Memorial High School N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
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
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,867
Almaden Country School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Associacio Espiral, Educacio i Tecnologia N/A Spain Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hoover Elementary School Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 27,582
Instituto Semear N/A SP Brazil Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bulgarian Association of Networking Academies N/A Bulgaria Education Corporate Advised 2018 9,000
Denver Rescue Mission N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Regents of the University of California at Riverside N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 46,470
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Mayama A.C. N/A Mexico Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Women in Cyber Security N/A TN United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 125,000
LGBTQ Community Center Fund N/A OR United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 442,669

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Billerica Memorial High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
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
Almaden Country School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Associacio Espiral, Educacio i Tecnologia N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hoover Elementary School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 27,582
Instituto Semear N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bulgarian Association of Networking Academies N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 9,000
Denver Rescue Mission N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Regents of the University of California at Riverside N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 46,470
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Mayama A.C. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Women in Cyber Security N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 125,000
LGBTQ Community Center Fund N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 442,669

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
Putnam County Humane Society Inc NY Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 200
Shin Shin Educational Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Indiana Inc IN Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
World Pulse Voices OR Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Wassmuth Center for Human Rights Home of the Anne Frank Memo ID Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for Tigard Tualatin Schools OR Other Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Aid to Adoption of Special Kids AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Wildlands Restoration Volunteers CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Wichita Area Technical College Foundation KS Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Free Geek OR Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation DC Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Harambe Endeavor Alliance NH Education Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Big Car Media Inc IN Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 492,940

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