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)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Preetirang Sanctuary Solano CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Council of Social Service N/A Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation N/A Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 100
Rainbow Village Inc N/A GA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Oregon Childrens Theatre Company N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Cara Program N/A IL United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 347,500
Triton Tech 6072 N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Together We Rise Corporation N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,575
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 932
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Singapore Children's Society N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 36,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,185
EndoFrance N/A France Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
EUN Partnership AISBL N/A Belgium Education Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Page SUM 620,292

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S San Francisco Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Wildlands Restoration Volunteers N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Global Philadelphia Association Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
University of California Santa Barbara N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Sanyu Learning Center Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Refugee Transitions San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American International University - Bangladesh N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation San Francisco Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 200
Boys & Girls Club of Rochester N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Institute of Innovation Digital N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Jefferson Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Caramel Connections N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Jobcare Limited Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Sociedade Brasileira de Radioterapia N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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
Page SUM 365,932

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Arizona State University Foundation AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 53,716
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 56
Adelante Mujeres OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United States Association for UNHCR DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Little League Baseball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sangati WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,820
The Posse Foundation Inc NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Business Executives for National Security DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Reel Stories CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center AZ Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
American Friends of Un Techo Para Mi Pais Inc. FL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Children's Cancer Association OR Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Internews Network CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Discovery Science Center of Orange County CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators Alliance MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Mariachi Heritage Foundation Inc IL Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 814,342

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Wildlands Restoration Volunteers United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Global Philadelphia Association Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
University of California Santa Barbara United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Sanyu Learning Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Refugee Transitions United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American International University - Bangladesh Bangladesh Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 200
Boys & Girls Club of Rochester United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Institute of Innovation Digital Peru Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Jefferson Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Caramel Connections United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Jobcare Limited Ireland Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Sociedade Brasileira de Radioterapia Brazil Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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
Page SUM 365,932

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13110 records found.