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)
Leigh High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
THINK Together Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Tempe Foundation N/A AZ United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Habitat for Humanity of Durham, Inc. N/A NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Detroit Association of Black Organizations N/A MI United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Peach Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 208
Credit Valley Conservation Foundation N/A ON Canada Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Kidney Cancer Association N/A OR United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,712
Salt Lake Community Action Program N/A UT United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,373
Ventures N/A WA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
City Harvest Inc N/A NY United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Plateau Valley School District NO. 50 In The County of Mesa N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan N/A Malaysia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
University College London N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2018 53,465
Radiological Society of North America Inc N/A IL United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation N/A NSW Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 237,758

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Leigh High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
THINK Together Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Tempe Foundation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Habitat for Humanity of Durham, Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Detroit Association of Black Organizations N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Peach Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 208
Credit Valley Conservation Foundation N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Kidney Cancer Association N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,712
Salt Lake Community Action Program N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,373
Ventures N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
City Harvest Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Plateau Valley School District NO. 50 In The County of Mesa N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
University College London N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 53,465
Radiological Society of North America Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 237,758

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Girls on the Run of Collier County Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society TN Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Cancer Society Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,292
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Pinkerton Academy NH Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Christa McAuliffe Parent-Faculty Group CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Worcester Regional Science and Engineering Fair Incorporated MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Lynbrook High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Service Organizations Inc DC Membership Organizations Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Parikrma USA Inc. FL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,963
Hagar Services Coalition Incorporated CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 235
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc IN Education Corporate Advised 2018 -640
International Association for Volunteer Effort DC Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Salvation Army ID Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Marvin Lewis Community Fund OH General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Journey Church on the Common MA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Page SUM 238,850

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Leigh High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
THINK Together United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Tempe Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Habitat for Humanity of Durham, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Detroit Association of Black Organizations United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Peach Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 208
Credit Valley Conservation Foundation Canada Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Kidney Cancer Association United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,712
Salt Lake Community Action Program United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,373
Ventures United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
City Harvest Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Plateau Valley School District NO. 50 In The County of Mesa United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan Malaysia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
University College London England Education Corporate Advised 2018 53,465
Radiological Society of North America Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 237,758

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13110 records found.