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)
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
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
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Spartanburg County Foundation N/A SC United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center Inc N/A MN United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Grit Art & Tech Association Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
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
Computers for Schools Kenya N/A Kenya Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 112,450

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
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
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Spartanburg County Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center Inc N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Grit Art & Tech Association Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mayer Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Computers for Schools Kenya N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 112,450

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Einstein Academy IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Consortium for Graduate Dgrs Minorities in Engineer VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 275,000
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc NC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 300
San Jose Children's Musical Theater CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Help Animals India WA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 150
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 178,710
Bonding Against Adversity Inc TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Petaluma Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sustainable Economies Law Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Cara Program IL Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Donaldson Way Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
National Guard Association of Indiana Foundation IN Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 415
One Goal IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute MA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 704,075

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Jefferson Academy Parent Teacher Organization United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Gathering United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Gardner Family Health Network Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Gardner Family Health Network Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Schola Cantorum Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 350
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Journey Church on the Common United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Georgia Institute of Technology United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Charles River Conservancy Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Hellenic Initative Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lexington Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Belmont Youth Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Spartanburg County Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Grit Art & Tech Association United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mayer Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Computers for Schools Kenya Kenya Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 112,450

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13110 records found.