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)
Scholarship America Inc N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,080
AltaMed Health Services Corp N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital N/A TN United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Step for Bulgaria Foundation N/A Bulgaria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Constitution Center N/A PA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Education Fund Inc N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Philadelphia Museum of Art N/A PA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Arts Council of New Orleans N/A LA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Give2Asia San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 14,950
Southwest Resource Centre Academy Support Centre (ASC) N/A Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Los Gatos Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Humane Society of North Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 3,144
Stanly Community College N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 68,750
Equal Heart N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,264
San Francisco AIDS Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,053
Marvin Lewis Community Fund N/A OH United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,078
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Scholarship America Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,080
AltaMed Health Services Corp N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Step for Bulgaria Foundation N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Constitution Center N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Education Fund Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Philadelphia Museum of Art N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Arts Council of New Orleans N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Give2Asia San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 14,950
Southwest Resource Centre Academy Support Centre (ASC) N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Los Gatos Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Humane Society of North Texas N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 3,144
Stanly Community College N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 68,750
Equal Heart N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,264
San Francisco AIDS Foundation San Francisco Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,053
Marvin Lewis Community Fund N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,078
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Merging Vets and Players Inc CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Armand Hammer United World College of the American West NM Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
IEEE Foundation Inc NJ General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Greater Phi PA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,600
Hoover Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
United States Fund for UNICEF CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Santa Clara Ballet Assn CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Rethreaded Inc FL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Kansas Foodbank Warehouse Inc KS Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
New Community Church CA Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Columbus Citizens Foundation Inc NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Billerica Memorial High School MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Burlingame Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Scholarship America Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,080
AltaMed Health Services Corp United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Step for Bulgaria Foundation Bulgaria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Constitution Center United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Education Fund Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Philadelphia Museum of Art United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Arts Council of New Orleans United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Give2Asia United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 14,950
Southwest Resource Centre Academy Support Centre (ASC) Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Los Gatos Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Humane Society of North Texas United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 3,144
Stanly Community College United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 68,750
Equal Heart United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,264
San Francisco AIDS Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,053
Marvin Lewis Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,078
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13110 records found.