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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
United Way of Olmsted County Inc N/A MN United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,250
Direct Relief N/A CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science Inc N/A MA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
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
Young Peoples Leadership Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 31,745
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Council for Economic Education N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 315,910
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,931
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of Youth N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 888,571

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United Way of Olmsted County Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,250
Direct Relief N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science Inc N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
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
Young Peoples Leadership Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 31,745
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Council for Economic Education N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 315,910
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,931
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of Youth N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 888,571

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Campbell Union High School District CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,957
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami Inc FL Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
National Math and Science Initiative Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Family Service Center at Houston and Harris County TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Christmas in the Park CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Global Philadelphia Association Inc PA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,909
Endeavor Global, Inc. NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
McCarthy Middle School PTO Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Exploratorium CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Page SUM 330,716

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United Way of Olmsted County Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,250
Direct Relief United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science Inc United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Drexel University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Detroit 300 Conservancy United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Universite Catholique de Louvain Belgium Education Corporate Advised 2018 96,000
Scholarship America Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 64,925
Wayfinder Family Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Orlando VA Medical Center United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 810
Windsor Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of Mauritius Mauritius Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Young Peoples Leadership Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 31,745
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Council for Economic Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 315,910
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,931
LifeMoves United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of Youth United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 888,571

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13110 records found.