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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Living Wisdom School of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Eejot Santa Clara CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Build Change N/A CO United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
9 Dots Community Learning Center N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 72,582
Politecnico di Torino N/A Italy Education Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Food for Children Inc N/A NH United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sanergy, Inc. N/A GA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Association to Benefit Children N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 44,582
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Boys and Girls Club of America N/A GA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
ABS CBN Foundation Inc San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
East Bay Nsbe Jr Chapter Contra Costa CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Discovery Science Center of Orange County N/A CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. N/A KS United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Training Network Inc N/A AZ United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Exhale to Inhale Inc N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Living Wisdom School of Palo Alto Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Eejot Santa Clara International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Build Change N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
9 Dots Community Learning Center N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 72,582
Politecnico di Torino N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Food for Children Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sanergy, Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Association to Benefit Children N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 44,582
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Boys and Girls Club of America N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
ABS CBN Foundation Inc San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
East Bay Nsbe Jr Chapter Contra Costa Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Discovery Science Center of Orange County N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Training Network Inc N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Exhale to Inhale Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Court Appointed Special Advocates of San Benito County Inc CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Design that Matters Inc. WA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Sankara Eye Foundation USA CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Constitution Center PA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Project Angel Food CA Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Napa Junior Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
United States Fund for UNICEF CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Outreach United Resource Center Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
City Harvest Inc NY Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Arizona Pet Project AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Big Table WA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
HandsOn Bay Area CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
California Institute of Technology CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 322,250

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Living Wisdom School of Palo Alto United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Eejot United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Build Change United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
9 Dots Community Learning Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 72,582
Politecnico di Torino Italy Education Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Food for Children Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sanergy, Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Association to Benefit Children United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 44,582
San Jose Museum of Art Association United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Boys and Girls Club of America United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
ABS CBN Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
East Bay Nsbe Jr Chapter United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Discovery Science Center of Orange County United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Training Network Inc United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Exhale to Inhale Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 418,914

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13110 records found.