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)
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
Milpitas Christian School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Belmont Youth Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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
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
Foothill Family Shelter Inc N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco AIDS Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,122
Crystal Cove Conservancy N/A CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 115,922

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Womens Council on African American Affairs N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hust Silicon Valley Fund Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Town Lake Trail Foundation N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
WorldWideWomen Foundation Marin Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,609
Triangle Residential Options For Substance Abusers Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 169,587
Ft Bragg Girls Softball Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Soledad-Mission Recreation District N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Dallas Hope Charitites N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boy Scouts of America N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Bayshore Christian Ministries San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Philanthropy Roundtable N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
George Washington University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 284,346

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Greater Chicago Food Depository IL Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
California State Parks Foundation CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,118
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 190,246
Full Circle Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Sunnyvale Community Services CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Music From Bear Valley CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Feeding San Diego CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Movember Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 12,997
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sunny View Lutheran Home CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Evergreen Valley High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul CA Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Foothill High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 354,861

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
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
Milpitas Christian School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Belmont Youth Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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
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
Foothill Family Shelter Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco AIDS Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,122
Crystal Cove Conservancy United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 115,922

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13110 records found.