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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Regents of the University of Colorado N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 -20,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 57,737
Clinica Verde N/ANapa CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Domingo Trevino Middle School N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Drueding Center N/A PA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
EMERGE Fellowship N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 38,550
Food for Children Inc N/A NH United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 22,701
Foundation for Tigard Tualatin Schools N/A OR United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 8,500
Friends of the Longmont Museum N/A CO United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
United Way of Bengaluru N/A India General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
University of Saskatchewan N/A Canada Education Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
VMC Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 500
Wings Homeless Advocacy N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Longmont Community Foundation N/A CO United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
National Braille Press, Inc. N/A MA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,355
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Radiosurgery Society San Mateo CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 220,843

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Boston Foundation N/A Nonprofit/Philanthropy Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 42,193
Turn 2 U Inc San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Universidad Miguel Hernandez de Elche N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
University of Florida N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
Our Lady of Perpetual Help-Haitian Orphanage Foundation Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 250
PEF Israel Endowment Funds, Inc. N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,750
Atlantic Womens Charitable Organization Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Grandmas House of Hope N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Community Partnership for Child Development N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Congress of Neurological Surgeons Foundation Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Families Forward N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Altos Christian Foundation Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,625
The Specialized Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 149,741
Harvard Business School Association of Northern California I San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 386,409

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
MK Level Playing Field Institute CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Mr Hollands Opus Foundation Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 333,333
HandsOn Bay Area CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,800
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Regents University of California Los Angeles CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
LA's BEST CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
San Jose Chamber of Commerce Community Benefit Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Sigma Chi Chi Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority Incorporated AR Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Downtown Streets Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Florida International University Foundation Inc FL Education Corporate Advised 2019 99,997
The Malden Young Mens Christian Association MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
The Salvation Army CA Religion Corporate Advised 2019 300
American National Red Cross CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Upwardly Global CA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
World Vision WA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,400
InnerCity Weightlifting Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Bridge Steps TX Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 250
Jeffs Place Childrens Bereavement Center Inc MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 757,080

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Boston Foundation United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 42,193
Turn 2 U Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Universidad Miguel Hernandez de Elche Spain Education Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
University of Florida United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
Our Lady of Perpetual Help-Haitian Orphanage Foundation Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 250
PEF Israel Endowment Funds, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,750
Atlantic Womens Charitable Organization Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Grandmas House of Hope United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Community Partnership for Child Development United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Congress of Neurological Surgeons Foundation Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Families Forward United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Altos Christian Foundation United States Religion Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,625
The Specialized Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 149,741
Harvard Business School Association of Northern California I United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 386,409

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13280 records found.