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 Mateo Youth Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Global Relationships Arts Culture and Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
UPA PTSO Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
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
Jordan Education Foundation N/A UT United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way of the Columbia-Willamette N/A OR United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,700
Monarch School Project N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Dress for Success San Francisco Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Proyecto Universidad Empresa N/A Spain Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 19,900
Mount Hope Neighborhood Association Inc N/A RI United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Muse Lab Limited N/A Hong Kong Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Merging Vets and Players Inc N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Kidney Cancer Association N/A OR United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 573
Page SUM 578,423

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
San Mateo Youth Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Global Relationships Arts Culture and Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
UPA PTSO Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
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
Jordan Education Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way of the Columbia-Willamette N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,700
Monarch School Project N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Dress for Success San Francisco Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Proyecto Universidad Empresa N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 19,900
Mount Hope Neighborhood Association Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Muse Lab Limited N/A Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
University of Southern California N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Merging Vets and Players Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Kidney Cancer Association N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 573
Page SUM 578,423

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
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
The Lab SF CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
JW House CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Campbell Union High School District CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Springfield City School District OH Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Central Texas Food Bank Inc TX Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Norcal Carcinet Support Group CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
South County Outreach CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,073
Center for Higher Ambition Leadership Inc MA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 208
Page SUM 353,640

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Time Heroes Foundation Bulgaria General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Alameda Emergency Food United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Canary Fund United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Plan International USA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Education Fund Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Philadelphia Museum of Art United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Arts Council of New Orleans United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of Michigan United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 124,022
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Gardner Family Health Network Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Schola Cantorum Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 350
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Journey Church on the Common United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Triangle Residential Options For Substance Abusers Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Rancho Cielo Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Archbishop Mitty High School United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 389,472

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13110 records found.