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)
Mayama A.C. N/A Mexico Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Women in Cyber Security N/A TN United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 125,000
LGBTQ Community Center Fund N/A OR United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Design that Matters Inc. Contra Costa WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Global Operations and Development - Giving Children Hope N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 13,700
National Council of Social Service N/A Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
eForHum N/A Italy Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,600
Ruskin Elementary School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 230
Radiating Hope Inc N/A UT United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 525
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
American Friends of Un Techo Para Mi Pais Inc. N/A FL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,100
US Lacrosse Inc N/A MD United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County N/A NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
The Salvation Army N/A VA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,566
Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S San Francisco CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Mayama A.C. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Women in Cyber Security N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 125,000
LGBTQ Community Center Fund N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Design that Matters Inc. Contra Costa International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Global Operations and Development - Giving Children Hope N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 13,700
National Council of Social Service N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
eForHum N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,600
Ruskin Elementary School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 230
Radiating Hope Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 525
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
American Friends of Un Techo Para Mi Pais Inc. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,100
US Lacrosse Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
The Salvation Army N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,566
Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S San Francisco Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 150
Girls Who Code, Inc. NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
One Mission Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American National Red Cross CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
St Marys Food Bank Alliance AZ Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
City of San Jose CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,029
The Congregational Church in North Chelmsford MA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 422
San Francisco Food Bank CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Monterey Pony-Colt League Incorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Urban Resource Institute NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Athena Academy Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Recreation & Park Association VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Breaking Ground Housing Development Fund Corporation NY Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Mayama A.C. Mexico Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Women in Cyber Security United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 125,000
LGBTQ Community Center Fund United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Design that Matters Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Global Operations and Development - Giving Children Hope United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 13,700
National Council of Social Service Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
eForHum Italy Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,600
Ruskin Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 230
Radiating Hope Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 525
Downtown Streets Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
American Friends of Un Techo Para Mi Pais Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,100
US Lacrosse Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
The Salvation Army United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,566
Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 511,471

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13110 records found.