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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Rocking Horse Childrens Health Center N/A OH United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
University of San Diego N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Food Recovery Network Inc N/A MD United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Merry-Go-Round Children's Foundation N/A ON Canada 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 30,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 160
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A NC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 37,500
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,100
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County N/A NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
University Health Network N/A ON Canada Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,566
Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S San Francisco CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Wildlands Restoration Volunteers N/A CO United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Math and Science Initiative Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 434,856

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Not Impossible Foundation Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Listen Up Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Providence Christian Academy Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
California Academy of Sciences San Francisco Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
LGBTQ Community Center Fund N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Design that Matters Inc. Contra Costa International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 160
Global Operations and Development - Giving Children Hope N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 13,700
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Friends of Un Techo Para Mi Pais Inc. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,100
US Lacrosse Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
The Salvation Army N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,566
Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S San Francisco Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 409,776

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Philanthropy Roundtable DC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Code.org WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Vietnamese American Professional Women of Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Heart Association Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
O'Neill Elementary School NE Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation MO Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Colorado Friendship CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Imagine Supported Living Services CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 8,720
Global Oncology, Inc. MA Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital TN Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Alum Rock Counseling Center Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
University of the Arts PA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys and Girls Club of America GA Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Young Adult Alliance TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 374,720

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Not Impossible Foundation Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Listen Up Foundation Bulgaria Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Providence Christian Academy Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
California Academy of Sciences United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
LGBTQ Community Center Fund United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Design that Matters Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 160
Global Operations and Development - Giving Children Hope United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 13,700
Downtown Streets Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Friends of Un Techo Para Mi Pais Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,100
US Lacrosse Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
The Salvation Army United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,566
Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 409,776

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13110 records found.