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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ignited Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators Alliance N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
826 Valencia San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Trust for Public Land San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Westmont High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Expanding Your Horizons Network Alameda CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,625
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami Inc N/A FL United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Bonding Against Adversity Inc N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Scholarship America Inc N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,730
Friends of Peak To Peak Inc Contra Costa CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
BeCause For Hope Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sunday Friends Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Champions Education Association N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
StreetWise Partners Incorporated N/A NY United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Free Geek N/A OR United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ignited Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators Alliance N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
826 Valencia San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Trust for Public Land San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Westmont High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Expanding Your Horizons Network Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,625
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Bonding Against Adversity Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Scholarship America Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,730
Friends of Peak To Peak Inc Contra Costa Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
BeCause For Hope Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sunday Friends Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Champions Education Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
StreetWise Partners Incorporated N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Free Geek N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
California State Parks Foundation CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Baltimore Squashwise Inc MD Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Centers IL Health Corporate Advised 2018 600
Lovin Spoonfuls Inc MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pyxera Global Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boy Scouts of America Council CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 45,000
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
ASRT Foundation NM Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,630
Reggie S Friends TX Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation OH Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. IL Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Moneythink IL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
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