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)
National Chiao Tung University N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Code.org N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lynbrook High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Channel Islands YMCA N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Millbrook Robotics Booster Club N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Volunteers of America Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 49,372
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,732
Summerwind School of Math and Science N/A ID United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Give2Asia San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 53,325
Performing Arts Weber N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
SEMI Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Solar Fire Concentration Oy N/A Finland Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc N/A CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 65,766
Page SUM 1,773,945

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
United Technologies for Kids - UTK N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,475
Pratham USA N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pinkerton Academy N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Lloyd EcoDistrict N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Pieta House Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
Social Fabric Association N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,165
Full Circle Fund Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Kgwale Le Mollo US N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100
Valley Christian Schools Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Project Access Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Le Refuge N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Jensen Beach Football & Cheerleading Assoc Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 39,774
International Association for Volunteer Effort N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Operation Freedom Paws Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 271,039

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Civic Ventures CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc NC Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,670
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
School on Wheels Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
SJVRC Organization CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Friends of Saturday Academy OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Para Los Ninos CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Pragathi TX International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Teachers Elementary Academy IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Movember Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Aspen Institute, Inc. DC Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 33,000
Phu Dong Youth Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Vision Now TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Canary Fund CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Harambe Endeavor Alliance NH Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Henry M. Gunn High School Sports Boosters Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 819,870

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
United Technologies for Kids - UTK Peru Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,475
Pratham USA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pinkerton Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Lloyd EcoDistrict United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Pieta House Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
Social Fabric Association Switzerland Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,165
Full Circle Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of Information Technology and Management Poland Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Kgwale Le Mollo US United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100
Valley Christian Schools United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Project Access Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Le Refuge France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Jensen Beach Football & Cheerleading Assoc Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 39,774
International Association for Volunteer Effort United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Operation Freedom Paws United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 271,039

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13110 records found.