Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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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)
Association to Benefit Children N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 44,582
Code Orange Robotics Inc N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Forderung der angewandten Forsch N/A Germany Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
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
Red White & Blue Charity Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
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
Water for People N/A CO United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Lumen Vitae A.C. N/A Mexico Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Cancer Society Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Massachusetts General Hospital N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
ERICA Industry University Cooperation Foundation - Hanyang U N/A South Korea Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
American Online Giving Foundation N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 309,529
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 700
Page SUM 687,311

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Preetirang Sanctruary Solano Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Heal the Bay N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Meals On Wheels of Boulder Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Iridescent N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,065
University of Utah N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
826 Valencia San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Trust for Public Land San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
North Carolina State University Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sunnyvale Singers Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 240
Westmont High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 192,093
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fondation Lejeune N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,118
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,500
Friends of National Guard Families N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 440,966

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund AZ Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Andrew P. Hill High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Central American Refugee Center Carecen NY NY Immigration Committee Advised 2018 4,000
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Evergreen Valley High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Foothill High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Sylvia Rivera Law Project Inc NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Assistance League of San Jose CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Phoenix High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 200,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Notre Dame High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
LifeMoves CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 760,750

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
The Lab SF United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Center for Women's Development and Research India Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Families Forward United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
South Bay Teen Challenge United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 18,390
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Faria Educational Enrichment Fund United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Asha for Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 451
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Resource Area For Teaching United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Bay Area Urban Debate Commission United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
My Brothers Keeper Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Schmahl Science Workshops United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
New Life Centers of Chicagoland Nfp United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Longmont Meals on Wheels Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 103,091

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