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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,732
Summerwind School of Math and Science N/A ID United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Give2Asia San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 53,325
Performing Arts Weber N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
SEMI Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Solar Fire Concentration Oy N/A Finland Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc N/A CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 49,154
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 65,766
Child Foundation N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Arts and Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 70,612
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 54,000
City of Gonzales N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A NC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Cycling Center N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 388,289

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
10,000 Degrees Marin Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bayshore Christian Ministries San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Columbus Citizens Foundation Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Sustainable Economies Law Center Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
British Red Cross Society N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Sivasri Charitable Trust N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Leland High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Jefferson Academy Parent Teacher Organization N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Gathering N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Gardner Family Health Network Inc Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Gardner Family Health Network Inc Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Schola Cantorum Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 350
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Journey Church on the Common N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Georgia Institute of Technology N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Charles River Conservancy Inc N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Hellenic Initative Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 122,450

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
East Bay Nsbe Jr Chapter CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry OR Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Global Impact VA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,500
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 225
Flemington Area Food Pantry Inc NJ Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Westmont High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American National Red Cross CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council Education Founda MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Bob Hayes Invitational Track Meet Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
San Francisco Food Bank CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Charitable Assistance to Communitys Homeless ID Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ignatian Spirituality Project IL Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Purdue University IN Education Corporate Advised 2018 99,531
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,475
North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ralph E. Noddin Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 236,981

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Reg 11 Education Service Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
10,000 Degrees United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bayshore Christian Ministries United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Columbus Citizens Foundation Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mountain View Educational Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Sustainable Economies Law Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
British Red Cross Society England Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Sivasri Charitable Trust India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Leland High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Jefferson Academy Parent Teacher Organization United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Gathering United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Gardner Family Health Network Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Gardner Family Health Network Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Schola Cantorum Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 350
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Journey Church on the Common United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Georgia Institute of Technology United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Charles River Conservancy Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Hellenic Initative Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 122,450

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13110 records found.