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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
San Carlos Educational Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Regents of the University of California at Riverside N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Foundation for the Carolinas N/A NC United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 500
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,008
Union Middle School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Higher Ground Academy N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Camp Ker-Anna N/A RI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Michigan State University N/A MI United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Arunodhaya Centre for Street and Working Children N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 81,800
Duke University N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 61,212
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Enfoque Ciudad N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 60,480
Jacobs Heart Childrens Cancer Support Services N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Lowell Jr. High Football Association Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 473,200

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
San Carlos Educational Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Regents of the University of California at Riverside N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Foundation for the Carolinas N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 500
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,008
Union Middle School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Higher Ground Academy N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Camp Ker-Anna N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Michigan State University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Arunodhaya Centre for Street and Working Children N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 81,800
Duke University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 61,212
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Enfoque Ciudad N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 60,480
Jacobs Heart Childrens Cancer Support Services N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Lowell Jr. High Football Association Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 473,200

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Trustees of Boston University MA Education Committee Advised 2018 500
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose CA Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Bill Wilson Center CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,027
Center for the Study of Social Policy DC Sciences Committee Advised 2018 638,344
Page SUM 748,871

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
San Carlos Educational Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Regents of the University of California at Riverside United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Foundation for the Carolinas United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 500
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford England Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,008
Union Middle School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Higher Ground Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Camp Ker-Anna United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Michigan State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Arunodhaya Centre for Street and Working Children India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 81,800
Duke University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 61,212
Palo Alto Partners in Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Enfoque Ciudad United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 60,480
Jacobs Heart Childrens Cancer Support Services United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Lowell Jr. High Football Association Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 473,200

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13110 records found.