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)
Cherie Blair Foundation For Women N/A England Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics N/A Egypt Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bay Area Friendship Circle Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Humane Society of the United States N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
United Technologies for Kids - UTK N/A Peru Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,475
International Buddhist Progress Society N/A NC United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
Pratham USA N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pinkerton Academy N/A NH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Lloyd EcoDistrict N/A OR United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Pieta House Alameda Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
Valley Christian Schools Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Project Access Inc N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Le Refuge N/A France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Jensen Beach Football & Cheerleading Assoc Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 39,774
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Cherie Blair Foundation For Women N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bay Area Friendship Circle Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Humane Society of the United States N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
United Technologies for Kids - UTK N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,475
International Buddhist Progress Society N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
Pratham USA N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pinkerton Academy N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Lloyd EcoDistrict N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Pieta House Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
Valley Christian Schools Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Project Access Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Le Refuge N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Jensen Beach Football & Cheerleading Assoc Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 39,774
Page SUM 329,714

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Circular Board, Inc. TX Other Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Zachary & Elizabeth M Fisher Center for Alzheimers Research NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Scholarship America Inc MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
Ashoka VA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 74,000
iMentor CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc NC Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mill City Grows Inc MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
Civic Ventures CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc NC Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,670
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
School on Wheels Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Ames Comm School District IA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
SJVRC Organization CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Friends of Saturday Academy OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Para Los Ninos CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Teachers Elementary Academy IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Movember Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 374,820

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Cherie Blair Foundation For Women England Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics Egypt Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bay Area Friendship Circle United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Humane Society of the United States United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
United Technologies for Kids - UTK Peru Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,475
International Buddhist Progress Society United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
Pratham USA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pinkerton Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Lloyd EcoDistrict United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Pieta House Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
Valley Christian Schools United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Project Access Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Le Refuge France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Jensen Beach Football & Cheerleading Assoc Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 39,774
Page SUM 329,714

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13110 records found.