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)
India Literacy Project Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Friends of Alameda Park & Recreation Foundation Incorporated Alameda CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Girls on the Run of Collier County Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 49,927
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
United States Association for UNHCR N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Christa McAuliffe Parent-Faculty Group Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cake4kids Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
NPower Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boulder Treasures Inc N/A CO United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 61,735
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America N/A OH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan N/A Malaysia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Specially Adapted Resource Club N/A VA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan N/A Malaysia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Redwood City Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Not Impossible Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
India Literacy Project Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Friends of Alameda Park & Recreation Foundation Incorporated Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Girls on the Run of Collier County Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 49,927
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
United States Association for UNHCR N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Christa McAuliffe Parent-Faculty Group Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cake4kids Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
NPower Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boulder Treasures Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 61,735
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Tipping Point Community San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Specially Adapted Resource Club N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Redwood City Education Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Not Impossible Foundation Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 263,012

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Mariachi Heritage Foundation Inc IL Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Downtown Oklahoma City Initiatives, Inc. OK Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Washington STEM Center WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Brave Parents Inc ID Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Maryland MD Education Corporate Advised 2018 76,914
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Allen County Christmas Bureau Inc IN Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Life for Relief and Development Inc MI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Philanthropy Roundtable DC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,491
Colorado Fourteeners Initiative CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Hudson Valley Inc NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Foreign Policy Association Incorporated NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Vietnamese American Professional Women of Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Vision Now TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 391,705

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
India Literacy Project United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Friends of Alameda Park & Recreation Foundation Incorporated United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Girls on the Run of Collier County Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 49,927
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
United States Association for UNHCR United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Christa McAuliffe Parent-Faculty Group United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cake4kids United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
NPower Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boulder Treasures Inc United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 61,735
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Tipping Point Community United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan Malaysia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Specially Adapted Resource Club United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan Malaysia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Redwood City Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Not Impossible Foundation Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 263,012

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13110 records found.