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)
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 235
Movember Foundation N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 12,997
National Math and Science Initiative Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Georgetown University N/A DC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 23,645
Youth for Seva N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Jos N/A Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 38,000
National Council of Social Service N/A Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Ralph E. Noddin Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 100
Resource Area For Teaching Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Pleasant Hill Baseball Association Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,956
Millikin Elementary School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,957
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 22,510
Growing Gardens N/A CO United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 235
Movember Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 12,997
National Math and Science Initiative Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Georgetown University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 23,645
Youth for Seva N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Jos N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 38,000
National Council of Social Service N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Ralph E. Noddin Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 100
Resource Area For Teaching Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Pleasant Hill Baseball Association Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,956
Millikin Elementary School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,957
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 22,510
Growing Gardens N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Breaking Ground Housing Development Fund Corporation NY Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Small Champions Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Olimpico Learning CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Radio for Northern Colorado CO Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Cancer Society Inc AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Project Learn Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Better Angels Society Inc VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc IN Education Corporate Advised 2018 -802
First Resort CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Utah Food Bank UT Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Florida FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Global Impact VA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 146,000
We Teach Science Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -25,000
Prairie Winds Elementary School CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Hust Silicon Valley Fund CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girls Incorporated NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Greene Scholars CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 354,298

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 235
Movember Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 12,997
National Math and Science Initiative Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Georgetown University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 23,645
Youth for Seva India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Liahona Motu Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Jos Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 38,000
National Council of Social Service Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Ralph E. Noddin Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 100
Resource Area For Teaching United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Pleasant Hill Baseball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,956
Millikin Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,957
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 22,510
Growing Gardens United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Page SUM 268,150

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13110 records found.