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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
David Andrew Pooh Maddan Foundation N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 -45,000
Groner K-8 School N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,450
Tigard-Tualatin SD 23J N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Horizons Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,750
American National Red Cross N/A TX United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Wonderland Avenue Elementary N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
New York City Partnership Foundation Inc N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center N/A AZ United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Hagar Services Coalition Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Unbound N/A KS United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 350
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Proximity Designs N/A CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Page SUM 418,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
David Andrew Pooh Maddan Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 -45,000
Groner K-8 School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,450
Tigard-Tualatin SD 23J N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Horizons Foundation San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,750
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Wonderland Avenue Elementary N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
New York City Partnership Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Hagar Services Coalition Incorporated Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Unbound N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 350
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Proximity Designs N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Page SUM 424,300

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Global Impact STEM Academy OH Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Detroit 300 Conservancy MI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Good Karma Bikes CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
East Bay Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Brigham Young University UT Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
First Descents CO Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
University of California Santa Barbara CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Bright Sky Ministry OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mountain View Educational Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
PediPlace TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. NY Environment Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Houston Area Womens Center Inc TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Harrington School PTO Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Millikin Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 524,050

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Wonderland Avenue Elementary United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
New York City Partnership Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Hagar Services Coalition Incorporated United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Unbound United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 350
Earth Island Institute Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Proximity Designs United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Promises2Kids Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
OneGoal United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Code for America Labs United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Carlton Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 560
Stevens Institute of Technology United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -80
Page SUM 464,630

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13110 records found.