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, and corporate 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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Washington University N/A MO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Not Impossible Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Listen Up Foundation N/A Bulgaria Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Providence Christian Academy Inc N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
California Academy of Sciences San Francisco CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Université de Liège N/A Belgium Education Corporate Advised 2018 95,000
Habitat for Humanity International N/A PR United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Radium Society Inc N/A NJ United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation N/A VA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Circular Board, Inc. N/A TX United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Nia Technologies, Inc. N/A Canada Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of San Diego N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Association of Fundraising Professionals Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 536,050

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Washington University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Not Impossible Foundation Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Listen Up Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Providence Christian Academy Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
California Academy of Sciences San Francisco Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Université de Liège N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 95,000
Habitat for Humanity International N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Radium Society Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Circular Board, Inc. N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Nia Technologies, Inc. N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of San Diego N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Association of Fundraising Professionals Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 536,050

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Chinese Historical Society of America CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
KIPP Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc MA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 14,169
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Apollo High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Our City Forest CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
St Josephs Family Center CA Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Calero High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Pacific Stroke Association CA Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
San Mateo County Historical Association CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Independence High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
James Lick High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Vida Verde Nature Education CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 86,531

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Washington University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Not Impossible Foundation Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Listen Up Foundation Bulgaria Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Providence Christian Academy Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
California Academy of Sciences United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Université de Liège Belgium Education Corporate Advised 2018 95,000
Habitat for Humanity International United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Radium Society Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Circular Board, Inc. United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Nia Technologies, Inc. Canada Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of San Diego United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Association of Fundraising Professionals United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 536,050

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13110 records found.