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)
Dress for Success San Francisco Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Proyecto Universidad Empresa N/A Spain Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 19,900
Mount Hope Neighborhood Association Inc N/A RI United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Muse Lab Limited N/A Hong Kong Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Merging Vets and Players Inc N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Kidney Cancer Association N/A OR United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 573
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Baltimore Squashwise Inc N/A MD United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Caring Hands Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Clara Schools Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Burlingame Girls Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 750
St Benedict Parish & Schools N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bags of Love N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Lionheart School Inc N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Dress for Success San Francisco Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Proyecto Universidad Empresa N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 19,900
Mount Hope Neighborhood Association Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Muse Lab Limited N/A Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
University of Southern California N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Merging Vets and Players Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Kidney Cancer Association N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 573
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Baltimore Squashwise Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Caring Hands Foundation Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Clara Schools Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Burlingame Girls Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 750
St Benedict Parish & Schools N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bags of Love N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Lionheart School Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 314,973

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Newberg Fish Emergency Service OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Harker School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 700
St. Bernard Project, Inc. LA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,200
Tee It Up for the Troops Inc MN Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 54,000
9 Dots Community Learning Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 72,582
Housing Endowment & Tr of San Mateo County CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Friends School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
New Life Centers of Chicagoland Nfp IL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Trust for Public Land CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Benicia Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tualatin School House Food Pantry OR Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
University of Florida FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Sabores Well CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Team Type 1 Inc GA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Peter W. Reilly Elementary School MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
WNET NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 313,682

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Dress for Success San Francisco United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Oakland Public Education Fund United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Proyecto Universidad Empresa Spain Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 19,900
Mount Hope Neighborhood Association Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Muse Lab Limited Hong Kong Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
University of Southern California United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Merging Vets and Players Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Kidney Cancer Association United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 573
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Baltimore Squashwise Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Caring Hands Foundation Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Clara Schools Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Burlingame Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 750
St Benedict Parish & Schools United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bags of Love United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Lionheart School Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 314,973

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13110 records found.