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
Page SUM 482,161

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
New England Patriots Charitable Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Consortium for Graduate Dgrs Minorities in Engineer N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 275,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,712
The Launchcode Foundation N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
The ONE Campaign N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Berkeley Youth Orchestra Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Hillbrook School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 39,179
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 200
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Idaho Youth Ranch Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Leave No Paws Behind Inc N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Vibha Inc Help Them Grow Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Community Cycles N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
South County Outreach N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc Contra Costa Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Rethreaded Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Catholic Council for the Spanish Speaking of the Diocese of N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 795,791

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Scholarship America Inc MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,730
World Vision International CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Iridescent CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,065
Global Fund For Women, Inc. CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Food4Good RI Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 135,823
Pyxera Global Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 80,785
Child Foundation OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Little Steps SC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Faria Educational Enrichment Fund CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
Youth With A Mission TX Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Lead Mine Elementary School NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Michigan State University MI Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Center of Persian Language Preservation Corp CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Momentum Group ID Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 269,153

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
New England Patriots Charitable Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Consortium for Graduate Dgrs Minorities in Engineer United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 275,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,712
The Launchcode Foundation United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
The ONE Campaign United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Berkeley Youth Orchestra United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Hillbrook School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 39,179
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 200
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Idaho Youth Ranch Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Leave No Paws Behind Inc United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Vibha Inc Help Them Grow United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Community Cycles United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
South County Outreach United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Rethreaded Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Catholic Council for the Spanish Speaking of the Diocese of United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 795,791

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13110 records found.