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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 34,816
Appling County Elementary School N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Save the Harbor Save the Bay Inc Boston Fish Pier N/A MA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
University of Illinois Foundation N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 400
Fundacion Proydesa N/A Argentina Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Girls Incorporated of San Diego County N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc N/A NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Hoops4Life Inc N/A CT United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Lebanese University N/A Lebanon Education Corporate Advised 2019 18,000
Mission San Jose High School Parent and Faculty Club Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
NPower Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Overseas Volunteer for a Better India Inc N/A TX United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
All Hands and Hearts Smart Response Inc N/A MA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 200
American Heart Association, Inc. Alameda CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 110,000
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Southern Methodist University N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Children's Hospital Corporation N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 200,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 34,816
Appling County Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Save the Harbor Save the Bay Inc Boston Fish Pier N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
University of Illinois Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 400
Fundacion Proydesa N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Girls Incorporated of San Diego County N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Hoops4Life Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Lebanese University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 18,000
Mission San Jose High School Parent and Faculty Club Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
NPower Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Overseas Volunteer for a Better India Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
All Hands and Hearts Smart Response Inc N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 200
American Heart Association, Inc. Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 110,000
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Southern Methodist University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Children's Hospital Corporation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 200,000
Page SUM 637,916

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Society for Neuro-Oncology TX Health Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
SPCA of Texas TX Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,750
College of William and Mary VA Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Computer History Museum CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Trustees of Dartmouth College NH Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
United Methodist Open Door Inc KS Religion Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Windsor Elementary School SC Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Hispanics in Philanthropy CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Irvington High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
National Multiple Sclerosis Society TN Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 198,073
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The UCLA Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 65,395
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign IL Education Corporate Advised 2019 180,000
Freefrom CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Full Circle Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 747,018

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 34,816
Appling County Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Save the Harbor Save the Bay Inc Boston Fish Pier United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
University of Illinois Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 400
Fundacion Proydesa Argentina Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Girls Incorporated of San Diego County United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Hoops4Life Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Lebanese University Lebanon Education Corporate Advised 2019 18,000
Mission San Jose High School Parent and Faculty Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
NPower Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Overseas Volunteer for a Better India Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
All Hands and Hearts Smart Response Inc United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 200
American Heart Association, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 110,000
San Jose Downtown Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Southern Methodist University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Children's Hospital Corporation United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 200,000
Page SUM 637,916

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13280 records found.