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)
Redwood City Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Not Impossible Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Listen Up Foundation N/A Bulgaria Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 385
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Providence Christian Academy Inc N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
California Academy of Sciences San Francisco CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
University of Dayton N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Université de Liège N/A Belgium Education Corporate Advised 2018 95,000
National Kidney Foundation Inc. N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Radium Society Inc N/A NJ United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation N/A VA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Circular Board, Inc. N/A TX United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Nia Technologies, Inc. N/A Canada Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of San Diego N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 529,935

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
National Chiao Tung University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
East Palo Alto Boxing Club Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
TERDOD N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lynbrook High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,609
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 56
Hamilton Families San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Henry M. Gunn High School Sports Boosters Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Love Inc of Greater Hillsboro N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Vilcap, Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Newberg Fish Emergency Service N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Portsmouth High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Project Goal Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Plan International USA N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 306,915

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Midnight Golf Program MI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
San Diego River Park Foundation CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
NextFlex CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 24,500
Sunnyvale Community Services CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
There With Care of the Bay Area CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Regents of the University of California at Riverside CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 73,696
LGBTQ Community Center Fund OR Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
BCT Institute for Media Productions Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Wreaths Across America ME Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
California Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Monta Vista High School Athletic Boosters Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Bayou Chicot Elementary School LA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Philanthropy Workshop Inc NY General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Georgia Food Bank Association Inc GA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Looking Glass Community Services OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Giraffe Laugh Inc ID Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Oregon Childrens Foundation OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 462,696

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
National Chiao Tung University Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
East Palo Alto Boxing Club United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
TERDOD India Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lynbrook High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,609
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 56
Hamilton Families United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Henry M. Gunn High School Sports Boosters Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Love Inc of Greater Hillsboro United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Vilcap, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Newberg Fish Emergency Service United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Portsmouth High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Project Goal Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Plan International USA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 306,915

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13110 records found.