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)
Social Fabric Association N/A Switzerland Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Top Honors Incorporated N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
United Cerebral Palsy Association of Orange County Inc N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Universidad Catolica San Pablo N/A Peru Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 11,600
University of Florida N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 -3,500
Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education N/A WA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Washington State University Foundation N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,075
Homeless Prenatal Program, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
JA Worldwide Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 29,900
Loughborough University N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 223
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 800
Santa Clara Schools Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Cornerstones Inc N/A VA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 1,250
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Corporacion Edutec N/A Ecuador Education Corporate Advised 2019 24,600
St Marys Food Bank Alliance N/A AZ United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Social Fabric Association N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Top Honors Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
United Cerebral Palsy Association of Orange County Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Universidad Catolica San Pablo N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 11,600
University of Florida N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 -3,500
Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Washington State University Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,075
Homeless Prenatal Program, Inc. San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
JA Worldwide Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 29,900
Loughborough University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 223
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 800
Santa Clara Schools Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Cornerstones Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 1,250
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Corporacion Edutec N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 24,600
St Marys Food Bank Alliance N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Code for America Labs CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
Community Cycles CO Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Puede Network TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
The Malala Fund PA Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Ignite Adaptive Sports CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Community Partnership for Child Development CO Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Rural Health Collaborative OR Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Association of Graduates of the United States Military Acade NY Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
St Vrain Valley Educational Foundation Inc CO Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 41,158
Fred Hollows Foundation USA NY Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Social Fabric Association Switzerland Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Top Honors Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
United Cerebral Palsy Association of Orange County Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Universidad Catolica San Pablo Peru Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 11,600
University of Florida United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 -3,500
Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Washington State University Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,075
Homeless Prenatal Program, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
JA Worldwide Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 29,900
Loughborough University England Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 223
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 800
Santa Clara Schools Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Cornerstones Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 1,250
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Corporacion Edutec Ecuador Education Corporate Advised 2019 24,600
St Marys Food Bank Alliance United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,500
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13280 records found.