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)
Girls Incorporated of Orange County N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Radium Society Inc N/A NJ United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation N/A VA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Circular Board, Inc. N/A TX United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Nia Technologies, Inc. N/A Canada Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,100
US Lacrosse Inc N/A MD United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County N/A NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
The Salvation Army N/A VA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,566
Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S San Francisco CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Wildlands Restoration Volunteers N/A CO United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Global Philadelphia Association Inc N/A PA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
University of California Santa Barbara N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Sanyu Learning Center Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Refugee Transitions San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 663,716

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Jesuit High School N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of Dayton N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Université de Liège N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 95,000
National Kidney Foundation Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Radium Society Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Circular Board, Inc. N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Nia Technologies, Inc. N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,100
US Lacrosse Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
The Salvation Army N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,566
Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S San Francisco Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Wildlands Restoration Volunteers N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Global Philadelphia Association Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 593,466

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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
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Allen County Christmas Bureau Inc IN Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Philanthropy Roundtable DC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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
The Aspen Institute, Inc. DC Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 33,000
Phu Dong Youth Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Vision Now TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Page SUM 326,264

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Jesuit High School United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of Dayton United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Université de Liège Belgium Education Corporate Advised 2018 95,000
National Kidney Foundation Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Radium Society Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Circular Board, Inc. United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Nia Technologies, Inc. Canada Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,100
US Lacrosse Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
The Salvation Army United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,566
Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Wildlands Restoration Volunteers United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Global Philadelphia Association Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 593,466

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13110 records found.