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)
American National Red Cross Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
World Vision International N/A CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,582
Downtown Oklahoma City Initiatives, Inc. N/A OK United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Tracys Kids Inc N/A MD United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Indian Institute of Science N/A India Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
RBK For Training N/A Jordan Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 78,000
Operation Care and Comfort Solano CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Gideon Pond Elementary School N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Black Stone Valley Advocacy Center N/A RI United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Love and Second Chances Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 82,811
Draper Community Foundation N/A UT United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Spy Hop Productions Inc N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Scholarship America Inc N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,080
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 734,473

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American National Red Cross Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
World Vision International N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,582
Downtown Oklahoma City Initiatives, Inc. N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Tracys Kids Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Indian Institute of Science N/A Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
RBK For Training N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 78,000
Operation Care and Comfort Solano Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Gideon Pond Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Black Stone Valley Advocacy Center N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Love and Second Chances Contra Costa Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 82,811
Draper Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Spy Hop Productions Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Scholarship America Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,080
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 734,473

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Florida FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
East Palo Alto Boxing Club CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
St. Louis Community College Foundation MO Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Camp Augusta Incorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Mercy Corps OR International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Veggielution CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 112,104
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tolar Elementary School TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 148,377
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 638,148

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
World Vision International United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,582
Downtown Oklahoma City Initiatives, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Tracys Kids Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Indian Institute of Science India Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
RBK For Training Jordan Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 78,000
Operation Care and Comfort United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Gideon Pond Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Black Stone Valley Advocacy Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Love and Second Chances United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 82,811
Draper Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Spy Hop Productions Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Scholarship America Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,080
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 734,473

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13110 records found.