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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
Sivasri Charitable Trust N/A India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of California at Riverside N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Foundation for the Carolinas N/A NC United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 500
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,008
Union Middle School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Worcester Regional Science and Engineering Fair Incorporated N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Sycamore Valley Elementary School Contra Costa CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
India Literacy Project Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Michigan State University N/A MI United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Duke University N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 61,212
Enfoque Ciudad N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Promise Worldwide Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Jacobs Heart Childrens Cancer Support Services N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Lowell Jr. High Football Association Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Education Foundation for African Children N/A MN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics N/A Egypt Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
Sivasri Charitable Trust N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of California at Riverside N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Foundation for the Carolinas N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 500
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,008
Union Middle School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Worcester Regional Science and Engineering Fair Incorporated N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Sycamore Valley Elementary School Contra Costa Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
India Literacy Project Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Michigan State University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Duke University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 61,212
Enfoque Ciudad N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Promise Worldwide Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Jacobs Heart Childrens Cancer Support Services N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Lowell Jr. High Football Association Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Education Foundation for African Children N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
Sivasri Charitable Trust India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of California at Riverside United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Foundation for the Carolinas United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 500
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford England Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,008
Union Middle School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Worcester Regional Science and Engineering Fair Incorporated United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Sycamore Valley Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
India Literacy Project United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Michigan State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Duke University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 61,212
Enfoque Ciudad United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Promise Worldwide United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Jacobs Heart Childrens Cancer Support Services United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Lowell Jr. High Football Association Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Education Foundation for African Children United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics Egypt Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
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13110 records found.