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)
Jefferson Elementary School N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Caramel Connections N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Jobcare Limited Alameda Ireland Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Sociedade Brasileira de Radioterapia N/A Brazil Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 235
Movember Foundation N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 12,997
National Math and Science Initiative Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Georgetown University N/A DC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 23,645
Youth for Seva N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Jos N/A Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 38,000
Ralph E. Noddin Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Resource Area For Teaching Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Pleasant Hill Baseball Association Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,956
Millikin Elementary School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Future Citizen N/A Germany Corporate Advised 2018 2,569
San Jose Judo Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,957
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Jefferson Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Caramel Connections N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Jobcare Limited Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Sociedade Brasileira de Radioterapia N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 235
Movember Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 12,997
National Math and Science Initiative Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Georgetown University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 23,645
Youth for Seva N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Jos N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 38,000
Ralph E. Noddin Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Resource Area For Teaching Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Pleasant Hill Baseball Association Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,956
Millikin Elementary School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Future Citizen N/A Corporate Advised 2018 2,569
San Jose Judo Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,957
Page SUM 294,984

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
iMentor CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc NC Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mill City Grows Inc MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
Civic Ventures CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc NC Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,670
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
School on Wheels Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
SJVRC Organization CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Friends of Saturday Academy OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Para Los Ninos CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Pragathi TX International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Teachers Elementary Academy IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Movember Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Aspen Institute, Inc. DC Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 33,000
Phu Dong Youth Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Vision Now TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 194,870

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Jefferson Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Caramel Connections United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Jobcare Limited Ireland Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Sociedade Brasileira de Radioterapia Brazil Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 235
Movember Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 12,997
National Math and Science Initiative Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Georgetown University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 23,645
Youth for Seva India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Liahona Motu Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Jos Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 38,000
Ralph E. Noddin Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Resource Area For Teaching United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Pleasant Hill Baseball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,956
Millikin Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Future Citizen Germany Corporate Advised 2018 2,569
San Jose Judo Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,957
Page SUM 294,984

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13110 records found.