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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
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
Global Impact STEM Academy N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Save the Children UK N/A England Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 16,850
St. Vrain Community Montessori School N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of Idaho Foundation Inc N/A ID United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ariel Outreach Mission Alameda CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Sanergy, Inc. N/A GA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American-Italian Cancer Foundation N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Youth Business USA Alameda CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Passlove Charity Foundation N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
SayTrees Environmental Trust N/A India Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc N/A NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Lewis & Clark College N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 220
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
National Forest Foundation N/A MT United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
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
Global Impact STEM Academy N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Save the Children UK N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 16,850
St. Vrain Community Montessori School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of Idaho Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ariel Outreach Mission Alameda Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Sanergy, Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American-Italian Cancer Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Youth Business USA Alameda International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Passlove Charity Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
SayTrees Environmental Trust N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Lewis & Clark College N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 220
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
National Forest Foundation N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 278,170

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Wayfinder Family Services CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
DeMarillac Academy CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Merging Vets and Players Inc CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Armand Hammer United World College of the American West NM Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
YWCA of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Tech Museum of Innovation CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
IEEE Foundation Inc NJ General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Greater Phi PA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,600
Hoover Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Santa Clara Ballet Assn CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Rethreaded Inc FL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Kansas Foodbank Warehouse Inc KS Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Page SUM 2,127,600

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