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, and corporate 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)
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA N/A MA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 45,000
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. N/A OK United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 750
Year Up Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
Jefferson Academy Parent Teacher Organization N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Shanti Project Inc San Francisco CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Brave Parents Inc N/A ID United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Upwardly Global San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
City-Wide Tax Assistance Program N/A IL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 9,500
National Chiao Tung University N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
East Palo Alto Boxing Club Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
TERDOD N/A India Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lynbrook High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Sivasri Charitable Trust N/A India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Leland High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 56
Hamilton Families San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 591,656

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 45,000
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 750
Year Up Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
Jefferson Academy Parent Teacher Organization N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Shanti Project Inc San Francisco Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Brave Parents Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Upwardly Global San Francisco Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
City-Wide Tax Assistance Program N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 9,500
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
Sivasri Charitable Trust N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Leland High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
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
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Team Type 1 Inc GA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
OneOC CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,250
Junior Rover Wrestling Club Inc PA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The ONE Campaign DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Beyond The Spectrum Inc FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Twenty-Fourth Street Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Radiating Hope Inc UT Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Mayo Clinic AZ Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Meals on Wheels People Inc OR Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 4,100
Valley of the Sun United Way AZ General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Sunday Friends Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Spy Hop Productions Inc UT Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
There With Care of the Bay Area CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Sabores Well CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 530,350

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 45,000
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 750
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
Jefferson Academy Parent Teacher Organization United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Shanti Project Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Brave Parents Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Upwardly Global United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
City-Wide Tax Assistance Program United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 9,500
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
Sivasri Charitable Trust India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Leland High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
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
Page SUM 591,656

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13110 records found.