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, 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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Comic Relief Inc N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Tualatin STEAM Team N/A OR United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
University of Delaware N/A DE United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 104,000
Fullerton Interfaith Emergency Service N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc N/A NC United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Internal Audit Foundation N/A FL United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
JM Rapport School for Career Development N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,100
Minds Matter N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
Morley Stanwood Community Schools N/A MI United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Okizu Foundation Marin CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Pearl Elegance Foundation N/A MD United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
City Year, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 52,500
Tigard-Tualatin SD 23J N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
FoodShare Toronto N/A Canada Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 3,625
Friends of the Urban Forests San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 282,525

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Comic Relief Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Tualatin STEAM Team N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
University of Delaware N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 104,000
Fullerton Interfaith Emergency Service N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc N/A Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Internal Audit Foundation N/A Other Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
JM Rapport School for Career Development N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,100
Minds Matter N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
Morley Stanwood Community Schools N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Okizu Foundation Marin Health Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Pearl Elegance Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
City Year, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 52,500
Tigard-Tualatin SD 23J N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
FoodShare Toronto N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 3,625
Friends of the Urban Forests San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 282,525

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Tebah USA WA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
University of Minnesota MN Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Wesley Theological Seminary of the Methodist Church DC Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
100 Black Men of Atlanta Inc GA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Contemporary Science Center NC Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
Defy Ventures, Inc. NY Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
Free Geek OR Environment Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Girls Incorporated NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
Hopkins Band and Orchestra Boosters CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
Millbrook Robotics Booster Club NC Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
National Forest Foundation MT Environment Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Resurrection Project IL Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Samaritan House CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 983,500

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Comic Relief Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Tualatin STEAM Team United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
University of Delaware United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 104,000
Fullerton Interfaith Emergency Service United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Internal Audit Foundation United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
JM Rapport School for Career Development United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,100
Minds Matter United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
Morley Stanwood Community Schools United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Okizu Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Pearl Elegance Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 52,500
Tigard-Tualatin SD 23J United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
FoodShare Toronto Canada Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 3,625
Friends of the Urban Forests United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 282,525

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13280 records found.