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)
Information Technology Park N/A Vietnam Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The American Ireland Fund N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Alameda International Junior/Senior High School N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,810
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
CSUSB Philanthropic Foundation N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
SARTECH N/A WA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio N/A OH United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cambodian Buddhism Association for Vulnerable Children N/A Cambodia Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 616,000
Bay Area Deputy Sheriffs Foundation Inc San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A TN United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 16,500
Mercy Corps N/A OR United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
Innovations for Learning Inc N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Page SUM 744,810

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Information Technology Park N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The American Ireland Fund N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Alameda International Junior/Senior High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,810
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
CSUSB Philanthropic Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
SARTECH N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cambodian Buddhism Association for Vulnerable Children N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 616,000
Bay Area Deputy Sheriffs Foundation Inc San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 16,500
Mercy Corps N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
City Year, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
Innovations for Learning Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Page SUM 744,810

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Catherine Blaine Parent Teacher Assoc WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Millbrook Robotics Booster Club NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
EnActe Arts Inc TX Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Family Supportive Housing, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Boomer Esiason Foundation NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Dallas Hope Charitites TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Nanjing University Alumni Association at San Francisco Bay CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Ty Louis Campbell Foundation Inc NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
KIPP Comienza Community Prep CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Greene Scholars CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
City of Portland Bureau of Transportation OR Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Menlo School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of San Diego CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Tarpon Springs Shepherd Center Inc FL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Seattle University WA Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Childcaregroup TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Wake County NC Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 262,217

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Information Technology Park Vietnam Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The American Ireland Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Alameda International Junior/Senior High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,810
San Jose Downtown Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
CSUSB Philanthropic Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
SARTECH United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cambodian Buddhism Association for Vulnerable Children Cambodia Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Pyxera Global Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 616,000
Bay Area Deputy Sheriffs Foundation Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 16,500
Mercy Corps United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
Innovations for Learning Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Page SUM 744,810

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13110 records found.