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)
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 126,049
Purdue Research Foundation N/A IN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Passlove Charity Foundation N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Resource Area For Teaching Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Union rempart N/A France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Girl Geek Academy N/A Australia Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Indiana Inc N/A IN United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Providence Foundation N/A RI United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. N/A OK United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
DeMarillac Academy San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Valley of the Sun United Way N/A AZ United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
School on Wheels Inc N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 575
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of Southern California N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 126,049
Purdue Research Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Passlove Charity Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Resource Area For Teaching Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Union rempart N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Girl Geek Academy N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Indiana Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Providence Foundation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
DeMarillac Academy San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Valley of the Sun United Way N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
School on Wheels Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 575
City Year, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 348,624

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Center of Persian Language Preservation Corp CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Caterinas Club CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girls Who Code, Inc. NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Youngstown State University OH Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
One Mission Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
SOMOS Mayfair Inc. CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Preservation Action Council of San Jose CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Veggielution CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Cutting Ball Theater CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Hamilton Families CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Not Impossible Foundation Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 205,000
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 100
National Forest Foundation MT Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Young Adult Alliance TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 531,950

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of Southern California United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 126,049
Purdue Research Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Passlove Charity Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Resource Area For Teaching United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Union rempart France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Girl Geek Academy Australia Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Indiana Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Providence Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
DeMarillac Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Valley of the Sun United Way United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
School on Wheels Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 575
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 348,624

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13110 records found.