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)
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
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 385
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
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
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
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
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 385
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
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
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
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
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Bayshore Christian Ministries CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Four Block Foundation Inc NY Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,095
Monte Rio Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Culinary Institute of America NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Downtown Streets Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
High-Tech High Heels TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cancer Research Institute Inc NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
United Way of Benton and Lincoln Counties OR General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
World Hunger Relief Inc TX International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 49,927
Upwardly Global CA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
The Lab SF CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girls on the Run of Atlanta Inc GA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
NPower Inc NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Project Scientist CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Saint Saviours Center NC Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Sequoia Adult School Scholars CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 702,272

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
Booksin Elementary School Community Association United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 385
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
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
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
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
Page SUM 529,935

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13110 records found.