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)
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 98,051
Heal the Bay N/A CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Iridescent N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,065
University of Utah N/A UT United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boulder Crest Retreat Foundation N/A VA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
U Empower of Maryland Inc N/A MD United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
North Atlanta Dance Theatre Inc N/A GA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
OCJ Kids N/A AZ United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Piedmont Baseball Foundation Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,613
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc Contra Costa NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 300
Youth With A Mission N/A TX United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 37,794
Iridescent N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Page SUM 299,573

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 98,051
Heal the Bay N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Iridescent N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,065
University of Utah N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boulder Crest Retreat Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
U Empower of Maryland Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
North Atlanta Dance Theatre Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Southern California N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
OCJ Kids N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Piedmont Baseball Foundation Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,613
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc Contra Costa Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 300
Youth With A Mission N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 37,794
Iridescent N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Page SUM 299,573

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose CA Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. CA Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,027
Center for the Study of Social Policy DC Sciences Committee Advised 2018 638,344
Bill Wilson Center CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 751,371

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 98,051
Heal the Bay United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Iridescent United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,065
University of Utah United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boulder Crest Retreat Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
U Empower of Maryland Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
North Atlanta Dance Theatre Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Southern California United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
OCJ Kids United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Piedmont Baseball Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,613
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 300
Youth With A Mission United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Save the Children Federation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 37,794
Iridescent United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Page SUM 299,573

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13110 records found.