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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Portland Community College Foundation Inc N/A OR United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,200
The Institute for the Advancement of Education in Jaffa Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Initiative Selbstandiger Immigrantinnen e.V. N/A Germany Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA N/A MA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,200
Fondazione Bruno Kessler N/A Italy Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 95,000
My Brothers Keeper Inc N/A MA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Prairie Winds Elementary School N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,346
Safechild N/A NC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Nusantara Development Initiatives N/A Singapore Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Phu Dong Youth Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,185
Social Good Brasil N/A Brazil Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Rocky Mountain Christian Church N/A CO United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
UNIPE - Centro Universitario de Joao Pessoa N/A Brazil Education Corporate Advised 2018 36,500
Princess Sumaya University for Technology N/A Jordan Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 80,785
Thomas Jefferson University N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Portland Community College Foundation Inc N/A Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,200
The Institute for the Advancement of Education in Jaffa Inc N/A Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Initiative Selbstandiger Immigrantinnen e.V. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,200
Fondazione Bruno Kessler N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 95,000
My Brothers Keeper Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Prairie Winds Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,346
Safechild N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Nusantara Development Initiatives N/A Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Phu Dong Youth Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,185
Social Good Brasil N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Rocky Mountain Christian Church N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
UNIPE - Centro Universitario de Joao Pessoa N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 36,500
Princess Sumaya University for Technology N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 80,785
Thomas Jefferson University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
JA Worldwide Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
WorldWideWomen Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,003
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 500
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 77,908
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Cutting Ball Theater CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
St. Vrain Community Montessori School CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Oakland Public Education Fund CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Loved Twice CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
San Jose State University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Isha Foundation Inc TN International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
John M. Horner Junior High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Cradles to Crayons Inc MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Pacific Grove Pony Baseball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Soledad-Mission Recreation District CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Veterans Squaring Away Veterans CO Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Portland Community College Foundation Inc United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,200
The Institute for the Advancement of Education in Jaffa Inc United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Initiative Selbstandiger Immigrantinnen e.V. Germany Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,200
Fondazione Bruno Kessler Italy Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 95,000
My Brothers Keeper Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Prairie Winds Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,346
Safechild United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Nusantara Development Initiatives Singapore Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Phu Dong Youth Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,185
Social Good Brasil Brazil Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Rocky Mountain Christian Church United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
UNIPE - Centro Universitario de Joao Pessoa Brazil Education Corporate Advised 2018 36,500
Princess Sumaya University for Technology Jordan Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Pyxera Global Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 80,785
Thomas Jefferson University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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13110 records found.