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)
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Loved Twice Alameda CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
The Kings Academy Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bunker Labs NFP Inc N/A IL United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 550
Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Centers Solano IL United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 600
Pieta House N/A Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,230
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Joseph Middlemiss Big Heart Foundation N/A MA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Springfield City School District N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Learning Lab Inc N/A ID United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
La Raza Services Inc N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 76,980

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Loved Twice Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
The Kings Academy Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bunker Labs NFP Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 550
Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Centers Solano Health Corporate Advised 2018 600
Pieta House N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,230
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Joseph Middlemiss Big Heart Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Springfield City School District N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Learning Lab Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
La Raza Services Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 76,980

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Fremont Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 450
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
William Winsor School RI Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 4,205
Casa Nueva Vida Inc MA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc NC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boulder Shelter for the Homeless Inc CO Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mills College CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Committee to Encourage Corporate Philanthropy NY General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bayshore Christian Ministries CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
We Are Family Foundation NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Marin Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Services for Brain Injury CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
IMSA Fund for Advancement of Education IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Foundation for the Global Compact NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center MD Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,469
Page SUM 610,474

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