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)
National Math and Science Initiative Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 270,326
Harambe Endeavor Alliance Contra Costa NH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Wild Salmon Center N/A OR United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Chicago N/A IL United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 23,709
Pacific Grove Pony Baseball Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,200
New England Patriots Charitable Foundation Inc N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Consortium for Graduate Dgrs Minorities in Engineer N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 275,000
Purdue Research Foundation N/A IN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,712
The Launchcode Foundation N/A MO United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 39,179
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 200
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Idaho Youth Ranch Inc N/A ID United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Leave No Paws Behind Inc N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Vibha Inc Help Them Grow Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,058,526

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Ralph E. Noddin Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Resource Area For Teaching Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Pleasant Hill Baseball Association Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,956
Phu Dong Youth Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Social Good Brasil N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
SHE-CAN Inc Marin Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
National Teachers Elementary Academy N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Build Change N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Build Change N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Tustin Public School Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo Health Corporate Advised 2018 27,000
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
We Are Family Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Billerica Memorial High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Feeding San Diego N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Association for Texas Advocates Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
National Chiao Tung University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 14,000
Page SUM 669,956

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Independent Arts & Media CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 77,016
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ohlone Humane Society Inc CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 100
Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center Inc MN Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
National Forest Foundation MT Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Scholarship America Inc MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,730
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Iridescent CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,065
Global Fund For Women, Inc. CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Food4Good RI Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 135,823
Pyxera Global Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 80,785
Child Foundation OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Passlove Charity Foundation WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Little Steps SC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 388,019

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
National Math and Science Initiative Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 270,326
Harambe Endeavor Alliance United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Wild Salmon Center United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Chicago United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Carlton Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 23,709
Pacific Grove Pony Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,200
New England Patriots Charitable Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Consortium for Graduate Dgrs Minorities in Engineer United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 275,000
Purdue Research Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,712
The Launchcode Foundation United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 39,179
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 200
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Idaho Youth Ranch Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Leave No Paws Behind Inc United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Vibha Inc Help Them Grow United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,058,526

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13110 records found.