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)
Shelter Providers of Orange County Inc. N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
City of Portland Bureau of Transportation N/A OR United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girls Who Code, Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Preservation Action Council of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Paradise Recreation and Park District N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Oregon Childrens Foundation N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Communities in Schools of Wake County N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
St. Bernard Project, Inc. N/A LA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Global Impact N/A VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 146,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
John B. Riebli Elementary School Sonoma CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Watts of Love N/A IL United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Cowan Community Action Group Inc N/A KY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Impact 2030 Inc N/A VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Shelter Providers of Orange County Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
City of Portland Bureau of Transportation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girls Who Code, Inc. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Preservation Action Council of San Jose Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Paradise Recreation and Park District N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Oregon Childrens Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Summer Search San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Communities in Schools of Wake County N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
St. Bernard Project, Inc. N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
United Way of Northern California N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Global Impact N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 146,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
John B. Riebli Elementary School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Watts of Love N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Cowan Community Action Group Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Impact 2030 Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
HandsOn Bay Area CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
California Institute of Technology CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Los Gatos-Saratoga Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Operation ASHA NFP IL Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Jazz at Lincoln Center Inc NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island HI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
PS 70 Max Schoenfeld NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Lewis & Clark College OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 220
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,720
Buffalo and Erie County Public Library CO NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
She's the First Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America AZ Health Corporate Advised 2018 11,500
The Salvation Army VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Lynbrook High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Care and Share Inc CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Christmas in the Park CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Kids of Kathmandu Inc NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc NC Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 37,500
Iridescent CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 140,000
Page SUM 341,040

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Shelter Providers of Orange County Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
City of Portland Bureau of Transportation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girls Who Code, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Preservation Action Council of San Jose United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Paradise Recreation and Park District United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Oregon Childrens Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Summer Search United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Communities in Schools of Wake County United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
St. Bernard Project, Inc. United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Global Impact United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 146,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
John B. Riebli Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Watts of Love United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Cowan Community Action Group Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Impact 2030 Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 477,400

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13110 records found.