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)
Innovations for Learning Inc N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Project Scientist N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement N/A PA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kawempe Youth Development Association N/A Uganda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,468
Saint Saviours Center N/A NC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,029
Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center N/A OR United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Palo Alto High School Robotics Booster Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Thomas Jefferson University N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Co-Creation Hub Limited N/A Nigeria Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,050
Leap Inc N/A NY United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Johns Hopkins University N/A MD United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 325
ASEAN Foundation N/A Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The Lowell General Hospital N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 266,072

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Temple University-Of the Commonwealth System of Higher Educa N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 231,125
Boomer Esiason Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Innovations for Learning Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Project Scientist N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kawempe Youth Development Association N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,468
Saint Saviours Center N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
University of Minnesota Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,029
Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Palo Alto High School Robotics Booster Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Thomas Jefferson University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Co-Creation Hub Limited N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,050
Leap Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 515,972

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Bay Area Friendship Circle CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. OK Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Westmont High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Teen Kitchen Project CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Promises2Kids Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 34,828
Well Community Development Corporation OH Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 600,000
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Essex Fells Borough NJ Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pyxera Global Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480,000
Union Middle School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tualatin STEAM Team OR Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Kidney Foundation Inc. NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Project Home PA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 57,200
Regents of the University of California CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 800
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,176
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 1,505,754

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Innovations for Learning Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Project Scientist United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kawempe Youth Development Association Uganda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,468
Saint Saviours Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
University of Minnesota Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,029
Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Palo Alto High School Robotics Booster Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Thomas Jefferson University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Co-Creation Hub Limited Nigeria Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,050
Leap Inc United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Johns Hopkins University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 325
ASEAN Foundation Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 286,072

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13110 records found.