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)
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Fondazione Bruno Kessler N/A Italy Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 98,000
Mercy Corps N/A OR United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,067,308
SHE-CAN Inc Marin CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
National Teachers Elementary Academy N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Union City Girls Softball Association Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement N/A IL United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Foundation for Regional Transit Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,300
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
College of William and Mary N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Parker School PTO Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
North Coast Opportunities, Inc. N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 932
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America N/A AZ United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Catherine Blaine Parent Teacher Assoc N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Parikrma USA Inc. N/A FL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,963
Page SUM 2,765,503

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Fondazione Bruno Kessler N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 98,000
Mercy Corps N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,067,308
SHE-CAN Inc Marin Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
National Teachers Elementary Academy N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Union City Girls Softball Association Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Foundation for Regional Transit Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,300
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
College of William and Mary N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Parker School PTO Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
North Coast Opportunities, Inc. N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 932
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Catherine Blaine Parent Teacher Assoc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Parikrma USA Inc. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,963
Page SUM 2,765,503

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Communities in Schools of Wake County NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society of North Texas TX Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 3,144
Love and Second Chances CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra-Brea CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Georgetown University DC Education Corporate Advised 2018 76,040
Downtown Women's Center CA Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Cat Town CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Austin Science Education Foundation TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Indiana Inc IN Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
World Pulse Voices OR Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Scholarship America Inc MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 64,925
Moneythink IL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Georgia State University Foundation Inc GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 99,535
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,369
WeHOPE CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Family Supportive Housing Inc CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Connecticut Children's Medical Center Foundation, Inc. CT Health Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Phoenix High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 655,192

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Fondazione Bruno Kessler Italy Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 98,000
Mercy Corps United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,067,308
SHE-CAN Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
National Teachers Elementary Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Union City Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Foundation for Regional Transit United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,300
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
College of William and Mary United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Parker School PTO Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Community Seva Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
North Coast Opportunities, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 932
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Catherine Blaine Parent Teacher Assoc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Parikrma USA Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,963
Page SUM 2,765,503

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13110 records found.