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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Boomer Esiason Foundation N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Innovations for Learning Inc N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Project Scientist N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement N/A PA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kawempe Youth Development Association N/A Uganda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,468
Saint Saviours Center N/A NC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,029
Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center N/A OR United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Palo Alto High School Robotics Booster Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Thomas Jefferson University N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Co-Creation Hub Limited N/A Nigeria Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,050
Leap Inc N/A NY United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Johns Hopkins University N/A MD United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 325
ASEAN Foundation N/A Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 266,172

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Boomer Esiason Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Innovations for Learning Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Project Scientist N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kawempe Youth Development Association N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,468
Saint Saviours Center N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,029
Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Palo Alto High School Robotics Booster Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Thomas Jefferson University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Co-Creation Hub Limited N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,050
Leap Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Johns Hopkins University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 325
ASEAN Foundation N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 266,172

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 600,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Entertainment Industry Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Community Seva Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association of Columbia-Willamette OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Washington University MO Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Salinas Pony Baseball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
International Rescue Committee, Inc. MN International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Second Harvest Asia MN General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Los Gatos Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 1,139,060

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Boomer Esiason Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Innovations for Learning Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Project Scientist United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kawempe Youth Development Association Uganda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,468
Saint Saviours Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,029
Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Palo Alto High School Robotics Booster Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Thomas Jefferson University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Co-Creation Hub Limited Nigeria Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,050
Leap Inc United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Johns Hopkins University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 325
ASEAN Foundation Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 266,172

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13110 records found.