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)
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 61,735
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan N/A Malaysia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Redwood City Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Jesuit High School N/A OR United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of Dayton N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Université de Liège N/A Belgium Education Corporate Advised 2018 95,000
National Kidney Foundation Inc. N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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
Page SUM 498,285

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 61,735
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Redwood City Education Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Jesuit High School N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of Dayton N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Université de Liège N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 95,000
National Kidney Foundation Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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
Page SUM 498,285

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Health Trust CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chamberlains Children Center Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,258
Vilcap, Inc. DC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Fremont Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 450
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
William Winsor School RI Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 4,205
Casa Nueva Vida Inc MA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc NC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boulder Shelter for the Homeless Inc CO Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mills College CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Committee to Encourage Corporate Philanthropy NY General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bayshore Christian Ministries CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
We Are Family Foundation NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Mad River Girls Fastpitch Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Temple University-Of the Commonwealth System of Higher Educa PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 231,125
Page SUM 840,888

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 61,735
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan Malaysia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Redwood City Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Jesuit High School United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of Dayton United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Université de Liège Belgium Education Corporate Advised 2018 95,000
National Kidney Foundation Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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
Page SUM 498,285

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13110 records found.