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)
California Trout San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Virginia Tech N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
myAgro Farms Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Bags of Love N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Giving in Motion Inc Contra Costa CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Illinois Foundation N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
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
International Buddhist Progress Society N/A NC United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
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
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mayer Elementary School N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
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
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
California Trout San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Virginia Tech N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
myAgro Farms Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Bags of Love N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Giving in Motion Inc Contra Costa Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Illinois Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Food for Children Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sanergy, Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
International Buddhist Progress Society N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
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
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mayer Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
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
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
Los Gatos-Saratoga Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,720
Sankara Eye Foundation USA CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Buffalo and Erie County Public Library CO NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
She's the First Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America AZ Health Corporate Advised 2018 11,500
The Salvation Army VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council Education Founda MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Lynbrook High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Care and Share Inc CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Christmas in the Park CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Hire Heroes USA GA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc NC Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 37,500
Iridescent CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 140,000
Ruling Our Experiences Inc OH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 133,000
Friends of Materials for the Arts Inc NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
California Trout United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Virginia Tech United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
myAgro Farms United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Bags of Love United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Giving in Motion Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Illinois Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Food for Children Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sanergy, Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
International Buddhist Progress Society United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
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
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mayer Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
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
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13110 records found.