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)
Equal Heart N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,264
San Francisco AIDS Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,053
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Marvin Lewis Community Fund N/A OH United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,078
Childrens Cancer Research Fund N/A MN United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Valley Churches United N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,675
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of New York City Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 225
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
US Lacrosse Inc N/A MD United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Living Wisdom School of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Eejot Santa Clara CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 75,535
9 Dots Community Learning Center N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 72,582
Louth SPCA Animal Shelter Limited N/A Ireland Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Page SUM 322,912

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Downtown Oklahoma City Initiatives, Inc. N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Cradles to Crayons Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
PediPlace N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Step for Bulgaria Foundation N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 596
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,582
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Association of Fundraising Professionals Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Project Learn Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Barrio Logan College Institute N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 560
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 587
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Techbridge Girls Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way of Northern California N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Intermountain Area N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 173,575

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Life for Relief and Development Inc MI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Children’s Course Inc OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for the Global Compact NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Santa Clara Schools Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Queens Grant High School VIP NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
CSUSB Philanthropic Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Greater Chicago Food Depository IL Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Give2Asia CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,950
Frank Town Open Hearts Ministry Inc TN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Belmont Youth Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Duke University NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 61,212
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
MW Fund Inc. MA Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Morgan Autism Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Foundation CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Hofstra University NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society of North Texas TX Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 3,144
Scholarship America Inc MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,730
Page SUM 210,486

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Downtown Oklahoma City Initiatives, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Cradles to Crayons Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
PediPlace United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Step for Bulgaria Foundation Bulgaria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 596
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,582
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Association of Fundraising Professionals United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Project Learn Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Barrio Logan College Institute United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Carlton Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 560
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 587
Junipero Serra High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Techbridge Girls United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Harker School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Intermountain Area United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 173,575

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13110 records found.