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 Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Educate Together Alameda Ireland Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Alone N/A Ireland Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,810
Down Syndrome Ireland Alameda Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Sonairte the National Ecology Centre of Ireland N/A Ireland Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 254
OWLS -The Children’s Nature Charity N/A Ireland Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Rape Crisis North East CLG N/A Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Jobcare Limited Alameda Ireland Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 525
ASEAN Foundation N/A Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Universitas Widyatama N/A Indonesia Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,000
ASEAN Foundation N/A Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,400
ASEAN Foundation N/A Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 600
ASEAN Foundation N/A Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Sneha Charitable Trust N/A India Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Sri Dhanvantri Trust N/A India Health Donor Advised 2018 145
Gandhigram Trust N/A India Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
United Way of Bengaluru N/A KA India General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 304,534

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Services for Brain Injury Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
Hillbrook School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 700
Valley Christian Schools Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Hopewell Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Ruskin Elementary School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 230
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Pioneer High School Robotics Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Promise Worldwide Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sakamoto Parent Teacher Organization Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
San Jose Judo Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
UPA PTSO Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 126,605

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Educate Together Ireland Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Alone Ireland Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,810
Down Syndrome Ireland Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Sonairte the National Ecology Centre of Ireland Ireland Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 254
OWLS -The Children’s Nature Charity Ireland Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Rape Crisis North East CLG Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Jobcare Limited Ireland Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 525
ASEAN Foundation Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Universitas Widyatama Indonesia Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,000
ASEAN Foundation Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,400
ASEAN Foundation Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 600
ASEAN Foundation Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Sneha Charitable Trust India Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Gandhigram Trust India Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
United Way of Bengaluru India General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Bal Raksha Bharat India Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 309,389

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