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)
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
National Central Library N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
San Diego River Park Foundation N/A CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mississippi Community College Board N/A MS United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Nebraska Applied Research Institute N/A NE United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 110,540
Duke University N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A AZ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 190,246
San Lorenzo Valley Girls Softball N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,051
Eastside Educational Trust N/A England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Horizons Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Outreach United Resource Center Inc N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Futures in Education N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sea Park Elementary School N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Culinary Institute of America N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Washington University N/A MO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Immediate Life, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
National Central Library N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
San Diego River Park Foundation N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mississippi Community College Board N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Nebraska Applied Research Institute N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 110,540
Duke University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 190,246
San Lorenzo Valley Girls Softball N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,051
Eastside Educational Trust N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Horizons Foundation San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Outreach United Resource Center Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Futures in Education N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sea Park Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Culinary Institute of America N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Washington University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Immediate Life, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 478,187

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Salt Lake Community Action Program UT Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,373
Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Pyxera Global Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 347,500
Growing Gardens CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,100
Ukraine Orphan Outreach CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Branham High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Oakland Endzone Club TN Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
SEMI Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 573
Piedmont Baseball Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Foundation for Regional Transit CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,300
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,069
Leap Inc NY Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Children Federation Inc CT International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Comic Relief Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 838,665

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
National Central Library Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
San Diego River Park Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mississippi Community College Board United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Nebraska Applied Research Institute United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 110,540
Duke University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 190,246
San Lorenzo Valley Girls Softball United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,051
Eastside Educational Trust England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Horizons Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Carlton Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Outreach United Resource Center Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Futures in Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Magical Bridge Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sea Park Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Culinary Institute of America United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Washington University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Immediate Life, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 478,187

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13110 records found.