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)
Code Orange Robotics Inc N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Temple Street Foundation Alameda Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Forderung der angewandten Forsch N/A Germany Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Idaho Parents Unlimited Inc N/A ID United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ignatian Spirituality Project N/A IL United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Branham High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
The Gary Kelly (Drogheda) Cancer Support Centre LTD. N/A Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Pennsylvania State University N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Direct Relief N/A CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Global Impact N/A VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,500
Georgia Institute of Technology N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Huntington's Disease Society of America Inc N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Benicia Girls Softball Association Solano CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Strong Food L.A. Kitchen N/A CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,650
Global Relationships Arts Culture and Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Playworks Education Energized N/A AZ United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Community Properties Impact Corporation N/A OH United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 363,950

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Portsmouth High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Project Goal Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Safechild N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Nusantara Development Initiatives N/A Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Phu Dong Youth Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,185
Social Good Brasil N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,003
Childrens Hospital Colorado Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 550,000
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,670
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Valley Christian Schools Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Beyond The Spectrum Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Very Large Data Bases N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
ARVI TRUST N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 34,303
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Feeding San Diego N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Jaipur Foot Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 795,661

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Loudoun Hunger Relief VA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Girls Who Code, Inc. NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Girl Develop It NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
L A Works Inc CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,500
Heartspring Inc KS Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Georgia State University Foundation Inc GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 99,535
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,650
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 200
St. Lucy School CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Working Wardrobes for a New Start CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Liahona Motu Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 337,572
Georgia Institute of Technology GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Huntington's Disease Society of America Inc NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Christmas in the Park CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
Page SUM 554,107

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Portsmouth High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Project Goal Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Safechild United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Nusantara Development Initiatives Singapore Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Phu Dong Youth Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,185
Social Good Brasil Brazil Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang Thailand Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,003
Childrens Hospital Colorado Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 550,000
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,670
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Valley Christian Schools United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Beyond The Spectrum Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Very Large Data Bases United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
ARVI TRUST India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 34,303
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Feeding San Diego United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Jaipur Foot Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 795,661

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13110 records found.