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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
East Palo Alto Tee Ball Pitching Machine N/A NV United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Third Street Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Hakchon Theater N/A South Korea Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
International Hispanic Cultural Institute Inc N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Land Trust for Tennessee Inc N/A TN United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 250
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 14,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Project Self-Sufficiency of Loveland-Fort Collins N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,225
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Children's Medical Center Foundation N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
CivicAction Leadership Foundation N/A Canada International Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 42,193
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 65,395
University of Colorado Foundation N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Greater Portland Sustainability Education Network N/A OR United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Page SUM 305,063

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Tee Ball Pitching Machine N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Third Street Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Hakchon Theater N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
International Hispanic Cultural Institute Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Land Trust for Tennessee Inc N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2019 250
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 14,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Project Self-Sufficiency of Loveland-Fort Collins N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,225
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
A Place to Turn Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Children's Medical Center Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
CivicAction Leadership Foundation N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 42,193
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 65,395
University of Colorado Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Greater Portland Sustainability Education Network N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 302,063

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Childrens Hospital Corporation MA Health Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
Texas Women's Foundation TX Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
East Palo Alto Tee Ball Pitching Machine NV Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Tsf Incorporated NY Health Corporate Advised 2019 3,333
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,850,000
University of Southern California CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Womens Foundation of California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Independent Arts & Media CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Jannus, Inc. ID Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,025
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Metropolitan Community College MO Education Corporate Advised 2019 -12,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,313
Society of Saint Vincent De Paul Council of Los Angeles CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Career Learning & Employment Center for Vets With Disabiliti IN Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Childrens First Fund The Chicago Public School Foundation IL Education Corporate Advised 2019 44,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,051
Winthrop Little League Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 2,296,722

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Third Street Community Center United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Hakchon Theater South Korea Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
International Hispanic Cultural Institute Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Land Trust for Tennessee Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 250
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 14,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Project Self-Sufficiency of Loveland-Fort Collins United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,225
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
A Place to Turn Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Canine Companions for Independence United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Children's Medical Center Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
CivicAction Leadership Foundation Canada International Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 42,193
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 65,395
University of Colorado Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Greater Portland Sustainability Education Network United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 301,563

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13280 records found.