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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Donaldina Cameron House San Francisco CA United States Immigration Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Ephesian Community Food Share Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 24,376
American Friends of Latet Humanitarian Aid Inc N/A MA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc N/A NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 200
Heros Cup Hockey Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Jane Goodall Environmental Middle School N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Lebanese University N/A Lebanon Education Corporate Advised 2019 18,000
Mission San Jose High School Parent and Faculty Club Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
NPower Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Overseas Volunteer for a Better India Inc N/A TX United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Poland Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Waterford Institute of Technology N/A Ireland Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Southern Methodist University N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Children's Hospital Corporation N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 200,000
Stargate Charter School N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
The FreeBSD Foundation N/A CO United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
American National Red Cross Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 545,076

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Donaldina Cameron House San Francisco Immigration Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Ephesian Community Food Share Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 24,376
American Friends of Latet Humanitarian Aid Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 200
Heros Cup Hockey Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Jane Goodall Environmental Middle School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Lebanese University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 18,000
Mission San Jose High School Parent and Faculty Club Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
NPower Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Overseas Volunteer for a Better India Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Waterford Institute of Technology N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Southern Methodist University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Children's Hospital Corporation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 200,000
Stargate Charter School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
The FreeBSD Foundation N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
American National Red Cross Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 545,076

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Independence High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Center for Applied Rationality CA Health Committee Advised 2019 150,000
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare NE Religion Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Centre for Effective Altruism USA Inc. CA Education Committee Advised 2019 40,000
DonorsChoose.org NY Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. CA Environment Committee Advised 2019 60,000
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc MA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 112,693
Notre Dame High School San Jose CA Education Committee Advised 2019 200,000
Page SUM 570,420

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Donaldina Cameron House United States Immigration Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Ephesian Community Food Share United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 24,376
American Friends of Latet Humanitarian Aid Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 200
Heros Cup Hockey Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Jane Goodall Environmental Middle School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Lebanese University Lebanon Education Corporate Advised 2019 18,000
Mission San Jose High School Parent and Faculty Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
NPower Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Overseas Volunteer for a Better India Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
University of Information Technology and Management Poland Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Waterford Institute of Technology Ireland Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
San Jose Downtown Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Southern Methodist University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Children's Hospital Corporation United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 200,000
Stargate Charter School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
The FreeBSD Foundation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 545,076

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13280 records found.