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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
SARTECH N/A WA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio N/A OH United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,051
Cambodian Buddhism Association for Vulnerable Children N/A Cambodia Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 616,000
Bay Area Deputy Sheriffs Foundation Inc San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A TN United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 16,500
Mercy Corps N/A OR United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Orphans Africa N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Para Los Ninos N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
California Fire Foundation N/A CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
College of William and Mary N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Parker School PTO Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Dreams for Schools N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
University College London N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
National Nature Trust N/A South Korea Environment Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
Page SUM 899,501

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
SARTECH N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,051
Cambodian Buddhism Association for Vulnerable Children N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 616,000
Bay Area Deputy Sheriffs Foundation Inc San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 16,500
Mercy Corps N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Orphans Africa N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Para Los Ninos N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
California Fire Foundation N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
College of William and Mary N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Parker School PTO Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Dreams for Schools N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
University College London N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
National Nature Trust N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
Page SUM 899,501

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Rebuilding Together Peninsula CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Bay Area Urban Debate Commission CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc MN Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Stanly Community College NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 68,750
Catholic Council for the Spanish Speaking of the Diocese of CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Life for Relief and Development Inc MI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,491
St Anthony Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Childrens Miracle Network UT Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Millbrook Robotics Booster Club NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Catherine Blaine Parent Teacher Assoc WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
EnActe Arts Inc TX Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
John B. Riebli Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,346
Love and Second Chances CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Summerwind School of Math and Science ID Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 174,287

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
SARTECH United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,051
Cambodian Buddhism Association for Vulnerable Children Cambodia Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Pyxera Global Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 616,000
Bay Area Deputy Sheriffs Foundation Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 16,500
Mercy Corps United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Orphans Africa United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Para Los Ninos United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
California Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
College of William and Mary United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Parker School PTO Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Dreams for Schools United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
University College London England Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
National Nature Trust South Korea Environment Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
Page SUM 899,501

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13110 records found.