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)
Family Service Center at Houston and Harris County N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Center for Spiritual Enlightenment Santa Clara CA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A AZ United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc N/A NC United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Center of Persian Language Preservation Corp Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Corporativa de Fundaciones A.C. N/A Mexico Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
PediPlace N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of California Santa Barbara N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Project Home N/A PA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 57,200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 140,000
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 800
Singapore Children's Society N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Information and Communications Technology Council of Canada N/A ON Canada Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Friends of the Ada County District Library Inc N/A ID United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 363,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Family Service Center at Houston and Harris County N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Center for Spiritual Enlightenment Santa Clara Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Center of Persian Language Preservation Corp Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Corporativa de Fundaciones A.C. N/A Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
PediPlace N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of California Santa Barbara N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Project Home N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 57,200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 140,000
United Way of Northern California N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 800
Singapore Children's Society N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Information and Communications Technology Council of Canada N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Friends of the Ada County District Library Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 363,000

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Longmont Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Performing Arts Weber UT Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Per Scholas Inc NY Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 9,100
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Arkansas Athletes Outreach AR Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
World Vision WA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of Rochester MN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Iridescent CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
WeDontWaste Inc CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
BeCause For Hope CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Build Change CO Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
AltaMed Health Services Corp CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 45,000
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
ASRT Foundation NM Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,630
William Marsh Rice University TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 -1,772
Meals on Wheels America VA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Page SUM 327,708

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Family Service Center at Houston and Harris County United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Center for Spiritual Enlightenment United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Center of Persian Language Preservation Corp United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Corporativa de Fundaciones A.C. Mexico Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
PediPlace United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of California Santa Barbara United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Project Home United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 57,200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 140,000
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 800
Singapore Children's Society Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
Mountain View Educational Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Information and Communications Technology Council of Canada Canada Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Friends of the Ada County District Library Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 363,000

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13110 records found.