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)
Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. N/A MD United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Posse Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pyxera Global, Inc. N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 115,995
NYOS Charter School Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
NalandaWay Foundation N/A India Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Marys Center for Maternal and Child Care Inc N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc N/A IN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -640
Big Car Media Inc N/A IN United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Brigham Young University N/A UT United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
VMC Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Children's Cancer Foundation N/A Singapore Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Journey Church on the Common N/A MA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
West Valley Slammers Softball Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Berthoud Baseball Club Inc N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -500
KickStart-International Inc San Francisco CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Universiti Malaysia Pahang N/A Malaysia Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Allen County Christmas Bureau Inc N/A IN United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Posse Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pyxera Global, Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 115,995
NYOS Charter School Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
NalandaWay Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Marys Center for Maternal and Child Care Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 -640
Big Car Media Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Brigham Young University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
VMC Foundation Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Children's Cancer Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Journey Church on the Common N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
West Valley Slammers Softball Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Berthoud Baseball Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -500
KickStart-International Inc San Francisco Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Universiti Malaysia Pahang N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Allen County Christmas Bureau Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Scholarship America Inc MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
Monta Vista High School Athletic Boosters Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Bayou Chicot Elementary School LA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Philanthropy Workshop Inc NY General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Georgia Food Bank Association Inc GA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Looking Glass Community Services OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
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
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,920
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
Page SUM 655,870

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Posse Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pyxera Global, Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 115,995
NYOS Charter School Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
NalandaWay Foundation India Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Marys Center for Maternal and Child Care Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -640
Big Car Media Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Brigham Young University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
VMC Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Children's Cancer Foundation Singapore Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Journey Church on the Common United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
West Valley Slammers Softball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Berthoud Baseball Club Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -500
KickStart-International Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Universiti Malaysia Pahang Malaysia Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Allen County Christmas Bureau Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 840,105

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13110 records found.