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)
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio N/A OH United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cambodian Buddhism Association for Vulnerable Children N/A Cambodia Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 616,000
Bay Area Deputy Sheriffs Foundation Inc San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A TN United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 16,500
Mercy Corps N/A OR United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Innovations for Learning Inc N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Modesto Girls Softball League N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 36,429
Washington University N/A MO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Caring Choices Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Indiana University N/A IN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 91,987
Salute Military Golf Association Inc Contra Costa MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,025
Orange County Community Housing Corp N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys Town of Italy N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
West Angeles Community Development Corporation N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
VMC Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 934,891

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cambodian Buddhism Association for Vulnerable Children N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 616,000
Bay Area Deputy Sheriffs Foundation Inc San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 16,500
Mercy Corps N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Innovations for Learning Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Modesto Girls Softball League N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 36,429
Washington University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Caring Choices Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Indiana University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 91,987
Salute Military Golf Association Inc Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,025
Orange County Community Housing Corp N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys Town of Italy N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
West Angeles Community Development Corporation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
VMC Foundation Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 934,891

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
John B. Riebli Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,346
Love and Second Chances CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Summerwind School of Math and Science ID Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
We Are Family Foundation NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Orange County CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Greenforest Community Baptist Church GA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,500
Roswell Park Alliance Foundation NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust MA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
City of Yreka CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation, Inc. WI Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Harker School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Supportive Housing Inc CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Phoenix High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 221,775

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cambodian Buddhism Association for Vulnerable Children Cambodia Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Pyxera Global Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 616,000
Bay Area Deputy Sheriffs Foundation Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 16,500
Mercy Corps United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Innovations for Learning Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Modesto Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 36,429
Washington University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Caring Choices Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Indiana University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 91,987
Salute Military Golf Association Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,025
Orange County Community Housing Corp United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys Town of Italy United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
West Angeles Community Development Corporation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
VMC Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 934,891

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13110 records found.