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)
Bayshore Christian Ministries San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Columbus Citizens Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Sustainable Economies Law Center Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Jefferson Academy Parent Teacher Organization N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Gathering N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Gardner Family Health Network Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Gardner Family Health Network Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Schola Cantorum Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 350
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Journey Church on the Common N/A MA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Georgia Institute of Technology N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Charles River Conservancy Inc N/A MA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Hellenic Initative Inc N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lexington Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Belmont Youth Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 101,800

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
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
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
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
Lexington Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Belmont Youth Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 101,800

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Denver Rescue Mission CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Southern California CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The Kings Academy CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girls Who Code, Inc. NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
One Mission Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 61,735
VMC Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County NC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Magic Wheelchair OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Kidney Cancer Association OR Health Corporate Advised 2018 422
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 422
American Online Giving Foundation FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
San Francisco Food Bank CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 823,029

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