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)
Bags of Love N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Giving in Motion Inc Contra Costa CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Illinois Foundation N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Politecnico di Torino N/A Italy Education Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Sanergy, Inc. N/A GA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Food for Children Inc N/A NH United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Association to Benefit Children N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 44,582
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Boys and Girls Club of America N/A GA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Florida N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Berthoud Robotics N/A CO United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 7,100
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Inn Between of Longmont Inc N/A CO United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Institute for the Advancement of Education in Jaffa Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Initiative Selbstandiger Immigrantinnen e.V. N/A Germany Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Hannah Geneser Foundation Inc N/A IA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 410,482

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Bags of Love N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Giving in Motion Inc Contra Costa Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Illinois Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Politecnico di Torino N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Sanergy, Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Food for Children Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Association to Benefit Children N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 44,582
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Boys and Girls Club of America N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Florida N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Berthoud Robotics N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 7,100
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Inn Between of Longmont Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Institute for the Advancement of Education in Jaffa Inc N/A Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Initiative Selbstandiger Immigrantinnen e.V. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Hannah Geneser Foundation Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 410,482

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Ames Comm School District IA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 800
Berthoud Baseball Club Inc CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -500
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Give2Asia CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 53,325
My Brothers Keeper Inc MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Ariel Outreach Mission CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Forest Foundation MT Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham, Inc. NC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
U Empower of Maryland Inc MD General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 81,800
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
PowerMyLearning Inc NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Almaden Valley Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
TechBridge Inc. GA Nonprofit/Philanthropy Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Direct Relief CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Black Girls Code Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 466,175

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Upwardly Global United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
CivicAction Leadership Foundation Canada Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,785
Specially Adapted Resource Club United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rape Crisis North East CLG Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Hofstra University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Lower East Side Girls Club United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 49,927
Center for Higher Ambition Leadership Inc United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Indiana University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 32,258
St Vrain Valley Educational Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
University of Maryland United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 76,914
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 350
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Page SUM 808,084

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13110 records found.