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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
Sonairte the National Ecology Centre of Ireland N/A Ireland Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 4,353
United Way of Massachusetts Bay Inc N/A MA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
My Possibilities N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 113,378
Inclusion Org Inc N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Life for Relief and Development Inc N/A MI United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
Magic Wheelchair N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Leigh High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
THINK Together Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Tempe Foundation N/A AZ United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Habitat for Humanity of Durham, Inc. N/A NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Detroit Association of Black Organizations N/A MI United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Peach Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 208
Credit Valley Conservation Foundation N/A ON Canada Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Upwardly Global San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ventures N/A WA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Nordstrom Home & School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 410
Page SUM 228,649

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Sonairte the National Ecology Centre of Ireland N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 4,353
United Way of Massachusetts Bay Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
My Possibilities N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 113,378
Inclusion Org Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Life for Relief and Development Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
Magic Wheelchair N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Leigh High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
THINK Together Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Tempe Foundation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Habitat for Humanity of Durham, Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Detroit Association of Black Organizations N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Peach Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 208
Credit Valley Conservation Foundation N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Upwardly Global San Francisco Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ventures N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Nordstrom Home & School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 410
Page SUM 228,649

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation CA Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Centro Presente Inc. MA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Parkinson's Institute CA Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Johns Hopkins University MD Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Oneamerica WA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc CA Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Child Trends Incorporated MD Sciences Committee Advised 2018 31,601
Page SUM 45,101

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Sonairte the National Ecology Centre of Ireland Ireland Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 4,353
United Way of Massachusetts Bay Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
My Possibilities United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 113,378
Inclusion Org Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Life for Relief and Development Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
Magic Wheelchair United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Leigh High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
THINK Together United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Tempe Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Habitat for Humanity of Durham, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Detroit Association of Black Organizations United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Peach Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 208
Credit Valley Conservation Foundation Canada Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Upwardly Global United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ventures United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Nordstrom Home & School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 410
Page SUM 228,649

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13110 records found.