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)
Partnership for Strong Communities Inc N/A CT United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Perkins School for the Blind N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Pop Warner Little Scholars Inc N/A PA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Samaritan House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Contemporary Science Center N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 800
University of New South Wales N/A Australia Education Corporate Advised 2019 83,400
Give2Asia San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 26,663
AAUW Florida Supporting Foundation Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 65,998
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,200
International Rescue Committee Inc N/A MN United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 60,000
Las Positas College Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
META Solutions N/A OH United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,750
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Partnership for Strong Communities Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Perkins School for the Blind N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Pop Warner Little Scholars Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Samaritan House San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Contemporary Science Center N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 800
University of New South Wales N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 83,400
Give2Asia San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 26,663
AAUW Florida Supporting Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 65,998
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,200
International Rescue Committee Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 60,000
Las Positas College Foundation Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
META Solutions N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,750
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Exploring the Arts, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 66,392
University of Houston TX Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Morgan Autism Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
A Precious Child Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 46,080
New York Institute of Technology NY Education Corporate Advised 2019 24,228
Aspire Public Schools CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
One Warm Coat CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 6,648
Pleasanton Unified School District CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 550
Bay Area Deputy Sheriffs Foundation Inc CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle Inc NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Cranberry Community Chest PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
The Triangle Nonprofit & Volunteer Leadership Center NC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 200
Elevate Tutoring Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Very Large Data Bases CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Wild Plum Center for Young Children and Families Inc CO Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Global Impact STEM Academy OH Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Greater Portland Sustainability Education Network OR Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc OH Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Partnership for Strong Communities Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Perkins School for the Blind United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Pop Warner Little Scholars Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Samaritan House United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Contemporary Science Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
Downtown Streets, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 800
University of New South Wales Australia Education Corporate Advised 2019 83,400
Give2Asia United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 26,663
AAUW Florida Supporting Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 65,998
HandsOn Bay Area United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,200
International Rescue Committee Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 60,000
Las Positas College Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
META Solutions United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,750
National Multiple Sclerosis Society United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
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13280 records found.