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)
Washington University N/A MO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Immediate Life, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Acortar Distancias A.C. N/A Mexico Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Design that Matters Inc. N/A WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 106,486
Stevens Institute of Technology N/A NJ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -80
Accademia del Levante N/A Italy Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Information Technology Park N/A Vietnam Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The American Ireland Fund N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Alameda International Junior/Senior High School N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,810
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
CSUSB Philanthropic Foundation N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
SARTECH N/A WA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 266,466

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Child Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Youngstown State University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Oster Elementary School Home and School Club Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
DC Central Kitchen Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Sankara Eye Foundation USA Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Album Project Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Prestonwood Caring People Network N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hanoi University of Science and Technology N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Global Relationships Arts Culture and Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pacific Community Ventures Alameda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Petaluma Girls Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
JDRF International N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
IEEE Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,932,250

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Maysville Elementary School GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Transportation for A Livable City CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Drexel University PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Civic Center Community Benefit District Inc CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho ID Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
North Carolina Dental Society Foundation Inc NC Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girls on the Run International NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
DC Central Kitchen Inc MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,369
WeHOPE CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Outreach Inc IA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Orange County Community Housing Corp CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
West Angeles Community Development Corporation CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Downtown Foundation CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Be Like Brit Foundation Inc MA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
International Society for Krishna Consciousness of Silicon V CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 195,619

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Child Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Youngstown State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Oster Elementary School Home and School Club Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
DC Central Kitchen Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Sankara Eye Foundation USA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Album Project United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Prestonwood Caring People Network United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hanoi University of Science and Technology Vietnam Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Global Relationships Arts Culture and Education United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pacific Community Ventures United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Petaluma Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
JDRF International United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
IEEE Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,932,250

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13110 records found.