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)
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
One Mission Inc N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Women's Technology Empowerment Centre N/A Nigeria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 23,900
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent San Francisco CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Family Service Center at Houston and Harris County N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Center for Spiritual Enlightenment Santa Clara CA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A AZ United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc N/A NC United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Corporativa de Fundaciones A.C. N/A Mexico Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
PediPlace N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of California Santa Barbara N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Scholarship America Inc N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Project Home N/A PA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 57,200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 140,000
Page SUM 471,800

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Performing Arts Weber N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
SEMI Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Solar Fire Concentration Oy N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 65,766
Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco Arts and Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 70,612
City of Gonzales N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Cycling Center N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Project HIRED Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Simprints N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
MathAndCoding Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St Marys Food Bank Alliance N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
Unioto Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Animal Cancer Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 390,545

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
POETIC TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 169,587
Spartanburg County Foundation SC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Catholic Charities USA MD Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
Food for Children Inc NH Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Achievement Center for Children OH Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Youth Service Inc PA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 45,782
Southwest Elementary School KS Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Equal Heart TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Coastal Watershed Council CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Yeshiva University NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,610
Pink Ribbon Girls Inc OH Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
City of Gonzales CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Orphans Africa WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Wreaths Across America ME Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
First Resort CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Catholic Charities of Central Colorado Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,750
Page SUM 402,729

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Performing Arts Weber United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
SEMI Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Solar Fire Concentration Oy Finland Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 65,766
Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco United States Arts and Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 70,612
City of Gonzales United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Cycling Center United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Community Services Agency United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Project HIRED United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Simprints England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
MathAndCoding United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Harker School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St Marys Food Bank Alliance United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
Unioto Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Animal Cancer Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 390,545

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13110 records found.