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)
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Boys and Girls Club of America N/A GA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
ABS CBN Foundation Inc San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
East Bay Nsbe Jr Chapter Contra Costa CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Discovery Science Center of Orange County N/A CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. N/A KS United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Hannah Geneser Foundation Inc N/A IA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
G3 Powerhouse N/A IL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Tuckahoe Little League Inc N/A VA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salinas Pony Baseball Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. N/A MD United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Posse Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pyxera Global, Inc. N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 115,995
NYOS Charter School Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 222,245

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 88,750
New Taipei Municipal Wulai Elementary and Junior High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,670
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,251
Trust for Public Land San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Institute for the Advancement of Education in Jaffa Inc N/A Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Westmont High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Expanding Your Horizons Network Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Women's Center N/A Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
Fremont Unified School District Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Beat the Streets Providence N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 81,000
Friends of National Guard Families N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
PENCIL INC N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Seattle University N/A Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Committee to Encourage Corporate Philanthropy N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 756,271

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,247
The San Jose Public Library Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
California Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Italian Home for Children Inc MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hope Center for Kids NE Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mission Valley ROCP CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 82,811
Best Buddies International, Inc. FL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment Inc MA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Idaho Youth Ranch Inc ID Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Womens Audio Mission CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Duke University NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 61,212
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Cat Adoption Team OR Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
South San Jose Softball CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana Inc IN Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Share Our Strength Inc MD Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 365,320

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,670
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,251
Trust for Public Land United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Westmont High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Athena Academy Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Expanding Your Horizons Network United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Women's Center United States Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
Fremont Unified School District United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Beat the Streets Providence United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 81,000
Friends of National Guard Families United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
PENCIL INC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Seattle University United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Committee to Encourage Corporate Philanthropy United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Iridescent United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 140,000
Redwood City Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Florida International University Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 99,954
The Exploratorium United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 889,625

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13110 records found.