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)
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
Innovations for Learning Inc N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Modesto Girls Softball League N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 36,429
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Innovations for Learning Inc N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
JDRF International N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Project Scientist N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement N/A PA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kawempe Youth Development Association N/A Uganda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,468
Saint Saviours Center N/A NC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,029
Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center N/A OR United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Palo Alto High School Robotics Booster Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Austin Habitat for Humanity N/A TX United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Thomas Jefferson University N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
City Year, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
Innovations for Learning Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Modesto Girls Softball League N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 36,429
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Innovations for Learning Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
JDRF International N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Project Scientist N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kawempe Youth Development Association N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,468
Saint Saviours Center N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,029
Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Palo Alto High School Robotics Booster Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Austin Habitat for Humanity N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Thomas Jefferson University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Austin Habitat for Humanity TX Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community College of Baltimore County Foundation Inc MD Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,197
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CO Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Team Rubicon CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Starting Arts Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,650
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,369
WeHOPE CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
San Francisco AIDS Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,122
Virginia Tech VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Youngstown State University OH Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 106,138
Town Lake Trail Foundation TX Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Seva Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Cake4kids CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 810
Tipping Point Community CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Child Foundation OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
Innovations for Learning Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Modesto Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 36,429
Northern California Vipassana Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Preetirang Sanctruary United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Innovations for Learning Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
JDRF International United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Project Scientist United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kawempe Youth Development Association Uganda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,468
Saint Saviours Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,029
Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Palo Alto High School Robotics Booster Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Thomas Jefferson University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 278,676

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13110 records found.