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)
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Palo Alto High School Robotics Booster Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Thomas Jefferson University N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Co-Creation Hub Limited N/A Nigeria Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,050
Leap Inc N/A NY United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Johns Hopkins University N/A MD United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 325
ASEAN Foundation N/A Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The Lowell General Hospital N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
ASRT Foundation N/A NM United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 111,270
My Good Deed N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,200
Seaside Pony Baseball Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 45,516
Halmstad University has N/A Sweden Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
CARE - Headquarters N/A GA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,100
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Palo Alto High School Robotics Booster Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Thomas Jefferson University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Co-Creation Hub Limited N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,050
Leap Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Johns Hopkins University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 325
ASEAN Foundation N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The Lowell General Hospital N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
ASRT Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 111,270
My Good Deed N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,200
Seaside Pony Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 45,516
Halmstad University has N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
CARE - Headquarters N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,100
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Project Goal Inc RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Gideon Pond Elementary School MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Safechild NC Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
The Lowell General Hospital MA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Learning Lab Inc ID Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Capistrano Valley High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mississippi Community College Board MS Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Narika CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Diablo Valley College Foundation CA Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
Centennial State Ballet CO Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Spirit of Morgan Hill CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Upwardly Global CA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cause Fund Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
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