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)
Food Bank of the Rockies N/A CO United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation Inc N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Playing at Learning Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Code.org N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Channel Islands YMCA N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fondation Université de Strasbourg N/A France Corporate Advised 2018 125,810
A New Direction Beverly Morgan Park N/A IL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
WorldSkills International N/A Netherlands Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 83,786
Pyxera Global Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480,000
TechBridge Inc. N/A GA United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Nubian Vault Association N/A France Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Year Up Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
L A Works Inc N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,500
Simprints N/A England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 422
East Palo Alto Youth Arts & Music Center San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
St. Louis Community College Foundation N/A MO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 1,013,975

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Food Bank of the Rockies N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Playing at Learning Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Code.org N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Channel Islands YMCA N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fondation Université de Strasbourg N/A Corporate Advised 2018 125,810
A New Direction Beverly Morgan Park N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
WorldSkills International N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 83,786
Pyxera Global Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480,000
TechBridge Inc. N/A Nonprofit/Philanthropy Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Nubian Vault Association N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Year Up Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
L A Works Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,500
Simprints N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 422
East Palo Alto Youth Arts & Music Center San Mateo Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
St. Louis Community College Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 1,013,975

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
BeCause For Hope CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Build Change CO Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Nordstrom Home & School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 410
Hands Together, Inc. MA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
AltaMed Health Services Corp CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Bill Wilson Center CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Caramel Connections CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pacific Community Ventures CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sunnyvale Community Services CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
California Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. IL Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Fairfax Releaf VA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Lone Survivor Foundation TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Families Forward CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Berkeley Youth Orchestra CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of Washington WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 465,410

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Food Bank of the Rockies United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Playing at Learning United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Code.org United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Channel Islands YMCA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fondation Université de Strasbourg France Corporate Advised 2018 125,810
A New Direction Beverly Morgan Park United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
WorldSkills International Netherlands Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 83,786
Pyxera Global Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480,000
TechBridge Inc. United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Nubian Vault Association France Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Food Bank United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
L A Works Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,500
Simprints England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 422
East Palo Alto Youth Arts & Music Center United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
St. Louis Community College Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 1,013,975

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13110 records found.