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)
The Salvation Army N/A ID United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Big Table N/A WA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
David Andrew Pooh Maddan Foundation N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 -45,000
Groner K-8 School N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,450
Tigard-Tualatin SD 23J N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,750
American National Red Cross N/A TX United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Wonderland Avenue Elementary N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
New York City Partnership Foundation Inc N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center N/A AZ United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Hagar Services Coalition Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Unbound N/A KS United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 350
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 270,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
David Andrew Pooh Maddan Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 -45,000
Groner K-8 School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,450
Tigard-Tualatin SD 23J N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,750
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Wonderland Avenue Elementary N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
New York City Partnership Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Hagar Services Coalition Incorporated Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Unbound N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 350
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Proximity Designs N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Promises2Kids Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 414,300

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Giraffe Laugh Inc ID Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Oregon Childrens Foundation OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Seattle-King County Coalition on Homlessness WA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Proximity Designs CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Independent Arts & Media CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hillsboro Community Foundation Inc OR Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Institute for the Advancement of Education in Jaffa Inc NY Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Khan Academy Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 175
Bridge House CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University of Maryland MD Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic School TX Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
uAspire Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Jacobs Heart Childrens Cancer Support Services CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
San Francisco Forty Niners Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 391,175

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,452
Charity Global Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tipping Point Community United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Salvation Army United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Big Table United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Christmas in the Park United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
David Andrew Pooh Maddan Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 -45,000
Groner K-8 School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,450
Tigard-Tualatin SD 23J United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
HandsOn Bay Area United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,750
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Wonderland Avenue Elementary United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
New York City Partnership Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Hagar Services Coalition Incorporated United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 256,602

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13110 records found.