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)
St Vrain Valley Educational Foundation Inc N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University of Maryland N/A MD United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 76,914
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 350
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
International Buddhist Progress Society N/A NC United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
American National Red Cross Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
World Vision International N/A CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 33,169
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Greater Phi N/A PA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,600
Playworks Education Energized N/A AZ United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 58,818
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
World Hunger Relief Inc N/A TX United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Forty Niners Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boston Cares Inc N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
St Vrain Valley Educational Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University of Maryland N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 76,914
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 350
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
International Buddhist Progress Society N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
American National Red Cross Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
World Vision International N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 33,169
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Greater Phi N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,600
Playworks Education Energized N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Trustees of Princeton University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 58,818
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
World Hunger Relief Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Forty Niners Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boston Cares Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Page SUM 388,441

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Iridescent CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,065
Global Fund For Women, Inc. CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Food4Good RI Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 135,823
Pyxera Global Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 80,785
Child Foundation OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Passlove Charity Foundation WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Little Steps SC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boy Scouts of America Council CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 60,480
Faria Educational Enrichment Fund CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
Youth With A Mission TX Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Lead Mine Elementary School NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Michigan State University MI Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Momentum Group ID Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 356,103

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
St Vrain Valley Educational Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University of Maryland United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 76,914
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 350
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
International Buddhist Progress Society United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
World Vision International United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 33,169
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Greater Phi United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,600
Playworks Education Energized United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 58,818
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
World Hunger Relief Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Seva Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Forty Niners Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boston Cares Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Page SUM 388,441

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13110 records found.