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)
Community Services Agency Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Project HIRED Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Simprints N/A England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
MathAndCoding Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St Marys Food Bank Alliance N/A AZ United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
Unioto Elementary School N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Animal Cancer Foundation N/A CT United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute N/A Kenya Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
SUN-DAC N/A Singapore Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pedacito del Cielo A.C. N/A Mexico Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Women's Foundation N/A Hong Kong Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 38,000
Youth Without Shelter N/A ON Canada Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Georgia Institute of Technology N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -512
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
North Coast Opportunities, Inc. N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 275,005

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Circle Economy N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Los Gatos-Saratoga Girls Softball Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pragathi N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Acumen Fund, Inc. N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Bridge House N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University of Maryland N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Doxa Youth Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girl Develop It N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Help Animals India N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
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
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 645,418

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Foreign Policy Association Incorporated NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Vietnamese American Professional Women of Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Heart Association Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Colorado Friendship CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Oncology, Inc. MA Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Boys and Girls Club of America GA Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boy Scouts of America MO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Pop Warner Little Scholars Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Berthoud Baseball Club Inc CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Foothill Elementary PTO CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 275
Jefferson Academy Parent Teacher Organization CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 33,169
Unioto Elementary School OH Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Project Open Hand CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Water Org Inc MO International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Page SUM 408,444

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Circle Economy Netherlands Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Los Gatos-Saratoga Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pragathi United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Acumen Fund, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Bridge House United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University of Maryland United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Doxa Youth Foundation Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girl Develop It United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Help Animals India United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Fondation Lejeune France Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,118
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,500
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 645,418

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13110 records found.