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, 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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Pyxera Global, Inc. N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 167,040
O'Neill Elementary School N/A NE United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Direct Relief N/A CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
National Guard Association of Indiana Foundation N/A IN United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Drexel University N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Detroit 300 Conservancy N/A MI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Universite Catholique de Louvain N/A Belgium Education Corporate Advised 2018 96,000
Scholarship America Inc N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 64,925
Wayfinder Family Services N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Orlando VA Medical Center N/A FL United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 810
Windsor Girls Softball League Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of Mauritius N/A Mauritius Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Clarendon Hills Lions Foundation N/A IL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay N/A India Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,801
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 11,300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Lesbian Gay Freedom Day Parade & Celeb Committ San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 696,876

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Pyxera Global, Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 167,040
O'Neill Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Direct Relief N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
National Guard Association of Indiana Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Drexel University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Detroit 300 Conservancy N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Universite Catholique de Louvain N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 96,000
Scholarship America Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 64,925
Wayfinder Family Services N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Orlando VA Medical Center N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 810
Windsor Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of Mauritius N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Clarendon Hills Lions Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,801
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 11,300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Lesbian Gay Freedom Day Parade & Celeb Committ San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 696,876

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 -45,000
Rainbow Village Inc GA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chelmsford Girls Softball Association League Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 436
Starting Arts Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,650
San Francisco AIDS Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,122
Virginia Tech VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 106,138
Town Lake Trail Foundation TX Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Seva Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Cake4kids CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 810
Tipping Point Community CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Girls Inc. NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Gallaher (Robert S.) Elementary School DE Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Project Goal Inc RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 522,156

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Corporativa de Fundaciones A.C. Mexico Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
PediPlace United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of California Santa Barbara United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Scholarship America Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Project Home United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 57,200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 140,000
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 800
Singapore Children's Society Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
Mountain View Educational Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Information and Communications Technology Council of Canada Canada Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Friends of the Ada County District Library Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
South San Jose Softball United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 49,154
Child Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 402,054

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13110 records found.