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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 208
Credit Valley Conservation Foundation N/A ON Canada Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ventures N/A WA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Nordstrom Home & School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 410
City Harvest Inc N/A NY United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Sankara Eye Foundation USA Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Album Project Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Prestonwood Caring People Network N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hanoi University of Science and Technology N/A Vietnam Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Pacific Community Ventures Alameda CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Petaluma Girls Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A UT United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
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
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,654,368

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 208
Credit Valley Conservation Foundation N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ventures N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Nordstrom Home & School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 410
City Harvest Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Sankara Eye Foundation USA Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Album Project Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Prestonwood Caring People Network N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hanoi University of Science and Technology N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Pacific Community Ventures Alameda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Petaluma Girls Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
JDRF International N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,654,368

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
WeHOPE CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Project H Design CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
American Association of Medical Dosimetrists Education and NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Giving in Motion Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Seva Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Newberg Fish Emergency Service OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Harker School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 700
St. Bernard Project, Inc. LA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,200
Tee It Up for the Troops Inc MN Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 54,000
9 Dots Community Learning Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 72,582
Housing Endowment & Tr of San Mateo County CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Friends School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
New Life Centers of Chicagoland Nfp IL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 530,732

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 208
Credit Valley Conservation Foundation Canada Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ventures United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Nordstrom Home & School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 410
City Harvest Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
WeHOPE United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Sankara Eye Foundation USA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Album Project United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Prestonwood Caring People Network United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hanoi University of Science and Technology Vietnam Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Pacific Community Ventures United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Petaluma Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
JDRF International United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,654,368

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13110 records found.