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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Omega of Greater LR, Inc. N/A AR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Union rempart N/A France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Girl Geek Academy N/A Australia Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Indiana Inc N/A IN United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Providence Foundation N/A RI United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. N/A OK United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
DeMarillac Academy San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Valley of the Sun United Way N/A AZ United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
School on Wheels Inc N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 575
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
Northern California Vipassana Center N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Preetirang Sanctruary Solano CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Meals On Wheels of Boulder Inc N/A CO United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Omega of Greater LR, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Union rempart N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Girl Geek Academy N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Indiana Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Providence Foundation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
DeMarillac Academy San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Valley of the Sun United Way N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
School on Wheels Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 575
City Year, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
Northern California Vipassana Center N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Preetirang Sanctruary Solano Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Meals On Wheels of Boulder Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 207,325

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 77,908
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Cutting Ball Theater CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
St. Vrain Community Montessori School CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Oakland Public Education Fund CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Loved Twice CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
San Jose State University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Isha Foundation Inc TN International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
John M. Horner Junior High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Cradles to Crayons Inc MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Pacific Grove Pony Baseball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Soledad-Mission Recreation District CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Veterans Squaring Away Veterans CO Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Project Access Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami Inc FL Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Aspire P16 Collaborative OH Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 525,908

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Omega of Greater LR, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Union rempart France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Girl Geek Academy Australia Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Indiana Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Providence Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
DeMarillac Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Valley of the Sun United Way United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
School on Wheels Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 575
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
Northern California Vipassana Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Preetirang Sanctruary United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Meals On Wheels of Boulder Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 207,325

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13110 records found.