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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Youth With A Mission N/A TX United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
United States Association for UNHCR N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Christa McAuliffe Parent-Faculty Group Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cake4kids Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
NPower Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ames High School N/A IA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 61,735
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan N/A Malaysia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Redwood City Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
William T. Dwyer High School N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Not Impossible Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Listen Up Foundation N/A Bulgaria Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Providence Christian Academy Inc N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 206,935

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Orlando VA Medical Center N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 810
Windsor Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of Mauritius N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boston Cares Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Be Like Brit Foundation Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Friends of the World Food Program Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Clarendon Hills Lions Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,801
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 11,300
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Children’s Course Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Kids of Kathmandu Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
San Francisco Lesbian Gay Freedom Day Parade & Celeb Committ San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 267,661

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Youth With A Mission United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Save the Children Federation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
United States Association for UNHCR United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Christa McAuliffe Parent-Faculty Group United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cake4kids United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
NPower Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ames High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 61,735
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan Malaysia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Redwood City Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
William T. Dwyer High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
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
Page SUM 206,935

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13110 records found.