Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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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)
Indian Institute of Science N/A India Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,500
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Wild Plum Center for Young Children and Families Inc N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation N/A OH United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,675
The Pepin Academies Inc N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Hudson Valley Inc N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
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
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
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,475
Page SUM 133,572

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Indian Institute of Science N/A Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,500
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Wild Plum Center for Young Children and Families Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,675
The Pepin Academies Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Hudson Valley Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
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
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
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,475
Page SUM 133,572

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
International Association for Volunteer Effort DC Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Schmahl Science Workshops CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 9,500
Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley CA Public Safety 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
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
EnActe Arts Inc TX Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 70,612
Mountain View Los Altos Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
John B. Riebli Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Wholesome Wave Inc CT Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,346
Friends of the Peace Parks Inc. CO International Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 932
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore, Inc. CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Animal Haven Inc. NY Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 223,940

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Indian Institute of Science India Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,500
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Wild Plum Center for Young Children and Families Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,675
The Pepin Academies Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Hudson Valley Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
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
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
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,475
Page SUM 133,572

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13110 records found.