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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,675
Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,247
Almaden Country School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
South Milwaukee High School N/A WI United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics N/A Egypt Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bay Area Friendship Circle Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Humane Society of the United States N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
United Technologies for Kids - UTK N/A Peru Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Canary Fund San Mateo CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,475
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Union for International Cancer Control N/A Switzerland Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Pratham USA N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pinkerton Academy N/A NH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 190,422

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,675
Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,247
Almaden Country School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
South Milwaukee High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bay Area Friendship Circle Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Humane Society of the United States N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
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
Canary Fund San Mateo Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,475
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Union for International Cancer Control N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Pratham USA N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pinkerton Academy N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 190,422

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
California Federation of Womens Clubs CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Council of Greater Dallas TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center OR Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Little League Baseball Inc CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Achievement Institute of Scientific Studies CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco CA Arts and Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Jefferson Academy Parent Teacher Organization CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 33,169
International Association for Volunteer Effort DC Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Save the Bay CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Coastside Children's Programs CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Foothill Elementary PTO CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 275
Business Executives for National Security DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Reel Stories CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 220,044

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,675
Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Harker School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,247
Almaden Country School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
South Milwaukee High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics Egypt Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bay Area Friendship Circle United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Humane Society of the United States United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
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
Canary Fund United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,475
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Union for International Cancer Control Switzerland Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Pratham USA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pinkerton Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 190,422

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13110 records found.