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)
Music From Bear Valley N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Intermountain Area N/A UT United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Cents Ability Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Bayou Chicot Elementary School N/A LA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Rancho Cielo Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
CivicAction Leadership Foundation N/A ON Canada Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Yonge Street Mission N/A ON Canada Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,045
Innovations for Learning Inc N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Rape Crisis North East CLG N/A Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Koinonia Family Life, Inc. N/A NJ United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Designing Justice & Designing Spaces Alameda CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,850
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
Siyafunda Community Technology Center N/A South Africa Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Childrens Alopecia Project N/A PA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Benevolent Healthcare Foundation N/A CO United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Napa Junior Girls Softball League Napa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ashoka N/A VA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 105,000
Page SUM 282,145

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Bonding Against Adversity Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Scholarship America Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,730
Champions Education Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
StreetWise Partners Incorporated N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Free Geek N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Teen Kitchen Project N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fundacion EsLaRed N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Purdue University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 99,531
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 -802
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boulder Treasures Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Mountain States Childrens Home Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Foundation for the Global Compact N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 178,710
Schumann Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 494,369

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 59,268
Washington University MO Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Fremont Unified School District CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Animal Cancer Foundation CT General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 49,372
California Family Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys and Girls Club of Stanton CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Keep Florida Beautiful Inc FL Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Education Foundation for African Children MN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Christmas in the Park CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Overlake Service League WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 83,551
Saratoga Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
US Lacrosse Inc MD Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Tinkermill CO Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Project HIRED CA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Palo Alto Partners in Education CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 338,108

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Music From Bear Valley United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Intermountain Area United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Cents Ability Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Bayou Chicot Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Rancho Cielo Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
CivicAction Leadership Foundation Canada Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Yonge Street Mission Canada Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,045
Innovations for Learning Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Rape Crisis North East CLG Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Koinonia Family Life, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Designing Justice & Designing Spaces United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,850
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
Siyafunda Community Technology Center South Africa Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Childrens Alopecia Project United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Benevolent Healthcare Foundation United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Napa Junior Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ashoka United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 105,000
Page SUM 282,145

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13110 records found.