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 descending Year Amount (USD)
The Education Fund Inc N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Philadelphia Museum of Art N/A PA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Arts Council of New Orleans N/A LA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Give2Asia San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 14,950
Southwest Resource Centre Academy Support Centre (ASC) N/A Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Humane Society of North Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 3,144
Stanly Community College N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 68,750
Good Samaritan Center of San Antonio N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lido Charity Corp N/A CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
National Chiao Tung University N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Union for International Cancer Control N/A Switzerland Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Friends of the Peace Parks Inc. N/A CO United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Meals on Wheels People Inc N/A OR United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
The Wayside Chapel N/A NSW Australia Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Hamilton Families San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Gathering N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
Project HIRED Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Page SUM 442,911

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Education Fund Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Philadelphia Museum of Art N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Arts Council of New Orleans N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Give2Asia San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 14,950
Southwest Resource Centre Academy Support Centre (ASC) N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Humane Society of North Texas N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 3,144
Stanly Community College N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 68,750
Good Samaritan Center of San Antonio N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lido Charity Corp N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
National Chiao Tung University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Union for International Cancer Control N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Friends of the Peace Parks Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Meals on Wheels People Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
The Wayside Chapel N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Hamilton Families San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Gathering N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
Project HIRED Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Page SUM 442,911

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Nordstrom Home & School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 410
Vilcap, Inc. DC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 450,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 35,089
San Jose Museum of Art Association CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Alzheimers Texas Inc TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 9,500
Caring Choices Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Amy Van Dyken Foundation AZ Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 105,000
Burnsville Community Foundation MN Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hamilton Families CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 350
Booksin Elementary School Community Association CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Asha for Education CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 451
Berkeley Youth Orchestra CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
MyPath CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Jessie T. Zoller Elementary School NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Junipero Serra High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Longmont Meals on Wheels Inc CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Services CA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 876,300

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Education Fund Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Philadelphia Museum of Art United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Arts Council of New Orleans United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Give2Asia United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 14,950
Southwest Resource Centre Academy Support Centre (ASC) Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Humane Society of North Texas United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 3,144
Stanly Community College United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 68,750
Good Samaritan Center of San Antonio United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lido Charity Corp United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
National Chiao Tung University Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Union for International Cancer Control Switzerland Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Friends of the Peace Parks Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Meals on Wheels People Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
The Wayside Chapel Australia Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Hamilton Families United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The San Jose Public Library Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Gathering United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
Project HIRED United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Page SUM 442,911

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13110 records found.