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)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,609
Jensen Beach Football & Cheerleading Assoc Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 39,774
International Association for Volunteer Effort N/A DC United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Operation Freedom Paws Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A TX United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 56,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,625
Hillsboro SD 1J N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
World Vision International N/A CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Overlake Service League N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
iHub Limited N/A Kenya Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Lovin Spoonfuls Inc N/A MA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480,000
Jessie T. Zoller Elementary School N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Philanthropy Workshop Inc N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Council of Greater Dallas N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 664,008

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,609
Jensen Beach Football & Cheerleading Assoc Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 39,774
International Association for Volunteer Effort N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Operation Freedom Paws Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 56,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,625
Hillsboro SD 1J N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
World Vision International N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Overlake Service League N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
iHub Limited N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Lovin Spoonfuls Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480,000
Jessie T. Zoller Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Philanthropy Workshop Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Council of Greater Dallas N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 664,008

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Canary Fund CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Harambe Endeavor Alliance NH Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 49,154
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Henry M. Gunn High School Sports Boosters Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 62
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
The FreeBSD Foundation CO Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Seattle University WA Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 380
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,452
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Wears Valley Ranch, Inc. TN Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sycamore Valley Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio OH Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Burundi Friends International CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Children's Hopechest, Inc. CO International, Foreign Affairs Corporate Advised 2018 150
Enfoque Ciudad CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 852,698

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,609
Jensen Beach Football & Cheerleading Assoc Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 39,774
International Association for Volunteer Effort United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Operation Freedom Paws United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 56,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,625
Hillsboro SD 1J United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
World Vision International United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Overlake Service League United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
iHub Limited Kenya Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Lovin Spoonfuls Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pyxera Global Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480,000
Jessie T. Zoller Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Philanthropy Workshop Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Council of Greater Dallas United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Downtown Streets Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 664,008

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13110 records found.