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)
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
100 Black Men in Chicago Inc N/A IL United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 33,635
The Parish of St. Elisabeth's Church N/A United Kingdom Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Poland Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Colorado Education Initiative N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry N/A OR United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fundacion Omar Dengo Santa Clara Costa Rica Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
ADIE Fund N/A France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Court Appointed Special Advocates of San Benito County Inc N/A CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Harambe Endeavor Alliance Contra Costa NH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Shanti Bhavan Childrens Project N/A NJ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Veggielution Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mass Design Group N/A MA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Orchard Valley Youth Soccer League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Wholesome Wave Inc N/A CT United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. N/A MD United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 882,135

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
City Year, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
Innovations for Learning Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Modesto Girls Softball League N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 36,429
Washington University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Caring Choices Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Indiana University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 91,987
Salute Military Golf Association Inc Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,025
Orange County Community Housing Corp N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys Town of Italy N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
West Angeles Community Development Corporation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
VMC Foundation Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Comp-U-Dopt N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Ataxia Telangiectasia Children's Project Inc N/A Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 400
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,431
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation Contra Costa Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
National Inventors Hall of Fame Inc N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Impact N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,300
Isha Foundation Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 384,772

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Drueding Center PA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation OH Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Circular Board, Inc. TX Other Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Zachary & Elizabeth M Fisher Center for Alzheimers Research NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Ashoka VA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 74,000
iMentor CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc NC Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mill City Grows Inc MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
Civic Ventures CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc NC Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,670
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
School on Wheels Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
SJVRC Organization CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Friends of Saturday Academy OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Para Los Ninos CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Pragathi TX International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Teachers Elementary Academy IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 386,420

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
Innovations for Learning Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Modesto Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 36,429
Washington University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Caring Choices Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Indiana University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 91,987
Salute Military Golf Association Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,025
Orange County Community Housing Corp United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys Town of Italy United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
West Angeles Community Development Corporation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
VMC Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Comp-U-Dopt United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Ataxia Telangiectasia Children's Project Inc United States Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 400
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,431
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
National Inventors Hall of Fame Inc United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Impact United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,300
Isha Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 384,772

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13110 records found.