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, and corporate 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)
Tamarisk Coalition N/A CO United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. N/A DC United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 33,000
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 83,603
Global Impact N/A VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 22,300
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A OR United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 87,034
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Box Hill Institute N/A Australia Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,250
Kyle Pease Foundation Inc N/A GA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Make-A-Wish Foundation of SC Inc N/A SC United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,250
Prashanthi Nilayam Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A MI United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
South Bay Clean Creeks Coalition Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
St Anthony Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Endeavor Global, Inc. N/A NY United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 213
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Volunteer Service Bureau of Westchester, Inc. N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
Global Impact N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 22,300
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 87,034
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Box Hill Institute N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,250
Kyle Pease Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Make-A-Wish Foundation of SC Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,250
Prashanthi Nilayam Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula San Mateo Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
South Bay Clean Creeks Coalition Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
St Anthony Foundation San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Endeavor Global, Inc. N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 213
University of Southern California N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Volunteer Service Bureau of Westchester, Inc. N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Wichita Childrens Home KS Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Womens Audio Mission CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 325
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. IL Health Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 38,053
Atlantic Womens Charitable Organization Inc NJ Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Build Change CO Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Merrimack Valley Robotics Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,200
North Texas Food Bank TX Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 80,000
Prerna2inspire Inc CA Immigration Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Redlands Christian Migrant Association, Inc. FL Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Special Hoop Camp Incorporated OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Cornell University NY Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Fairfax Releaf VA Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Urbandale Community Action Network Inc IA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
West Contra Costa Public Education Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Galilee Center CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Windsor Locks Lions Charities Inc CT Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
Global Impact United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 22,300
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 87,034
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Box Hill Institute Australia Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,250
Kyle Pease Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Make-A-Wish Foundation of SC Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,250
Prashanthi Nilayam United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Regents of the University of Michigan United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
South Bay Clean Creeks Coalition United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
St Anthony Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Endeavor Global, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 213
University of Southern California United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Volunteer Service Bureau of Westchester, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 355,650

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13280 records found.