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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Direct Relief N/A CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
National Guard Association of Indiana Foundation N/A IN United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Drexel University N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Detroit 300 Conservancy N/A MI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Universite Catholique de Louvain N/A Belgium Education Corporate Advised 2018 96,000
Scholarship America Inc N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 64,925
Wayfinder Family Services N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Orlando VA Medical Center N/A FL United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 810
Windsor Girls Softball League Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of Mauritius N/A Mauritius Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Lesbian Gay Freedom Day Parade & Celeb Committ San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Art and Craft 4 All Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -250
United States Fund for UNICEF San Francisco CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boston Cares Inc N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Be Like Brit Foundation Inc N/A MA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 504,635

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Direct Relief N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
National Guard Association of Indiana Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Drexel University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Detroit 300 Conservancy N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Universite Catholique de Louvain N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 96,000
Scholarship America Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 64,925
Wayfinder Family Services N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Orlando VA Medical Center N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 810
Windsor Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of Mauritius N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Lesbian Gay Freedom Day Parade & Celeb Committ San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Art and Craft 4 All Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -250
United States Fund for UNICEF San Francisco International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boston Cares Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Be Like Brit Foundation Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 504,635

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
National Math and Science Initiative Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Family Service Center at Houston and Harris County TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Christmas in the Park CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Global Philadelphia Association Inc PA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,909
Endeavor Global, Inc. NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
McCarthy Middle School PTO Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Exploratorium CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Scholarship America Inc MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,080
Springfield City School District OH Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University of Illinois at Chicago IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,308
THINK Together CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Computer History Museum CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 277,147

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Direct Relief United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
National Guard Association of Indiana Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Drexel University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Detroit 300 Conservancy United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Universite Catholique de Louvain Belgium Education Corporate Advised 2018 96,000
Scholarship America Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 64,925
Wayfinder Family Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Orlando VA Medical Center United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 810
Windsor Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of Mauritius Mauritius Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Lesbian Gay Freedom Day Parade & Celeb Committ United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Art and Craft 4 All Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -250
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
LifeMoves United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boston Cares Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Be Like Brit Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 504,635

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13110 records found.