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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
META Solutions N/A OH United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,750
Indiana University N/A IN United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 91,875
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Jane Goodall Institute Australia Ltd N/A Australia Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 32,070
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
Save the Harbor Save the Bay Inc Boston Fish Pier N/A MA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,100
University of Illinois Foundation N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 400
Global Impact N/A VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 39,880
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 300
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
Koinonia Family Life Inc N/A NJ United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
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
Stargate Charter School N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Australian Business and Community Network Limited N/A Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 295,875

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Spark Program Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
University of Alabama Huntsville Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 23,010
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 250
Wilderness Society N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
Indiana University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 91,875
Jane Goodall Institute Australia Ltd N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 32,070
Marin General Hospital Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Owensboro Health Foundation Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Parents Helping Parents Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 23,782
7Element Atheletics Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Tamarisk Coalition N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 33,000
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 83,603
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 300
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 33,726
Global Impact N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 39,880
Page SUM 940,996

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen CA Food Security Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Calero High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Justice In Motion, Inc. NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2019 3,940
Freedom of the Press Foundation CA Community Development Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Center for Innovative Governance Research DC Community Development Committee Advised 2019 60,000
LifeMoves CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Avalon Academy CA Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Santa Teresa High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
ecoAmerica DC Environment Committee Advised 2019 3,200
RAND Corporation CA Community Development Committee Advised 2019 500
James Lick High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
University of Nebraska Foundation NE Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Human Investment Project Inc CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2019 727
William C. Overfelt High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Parkinson's Institute CA Health Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc CA Community Development Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Committee Advised 2019 6,000
Page SUM 111,294

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Spark Program Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
University of Alabama Huntsville Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 23,010
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 250
Wilderness Society United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
Indiana University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 91,875
Jane Goodall Institute Australia Ltd Australia Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 32,070
Marin General Hospital Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Owensboro Health Foundation Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Parents Helping Parents Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 23,782
7Element Atheletics Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Tamarisk Coalition United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 33,000
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 83,603
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 300
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 33,726
Global Impact United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 39,880
Page SUM 940,996

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13280 records found.