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)
Community Youth Advance Incorporated N/A MD United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Draper Community Foundation Inc N/A UT United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
American Association of University Women-Special Projects Fu N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Harvard Business School Association of Northern California I San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hillsboro SD 1J N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
I-Com-Unity O.S. N/A Czech Republic Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 9,000
Jessie Rees Foundation N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 500
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Medicine Horse Program N/A CO United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 4,200
Pennsylvania State University N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 120,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Catholic Community Services of Western Washington N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Coastal Watershed Council N/A CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Special Olympics Florida Inc N/A FL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Cowan Community Action Group Inc N/A KY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Thirteenth Street Neighborhood Advisory Committee Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
United Nations Foundation Inc N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,475
Watts of Love N/A IL United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 208,675

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Construir Futuro N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 24,700
Society for All Round Development N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 55,662
AAUW-Wa Special Projects Fund N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Spark Program Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
University of Alabama Huntsville Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 23,010
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 250
Wilderness Society N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
Indiana University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 91,875
Jane Goodall Institute Australia Ltd N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 32,070
Marin General Hospital Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Owensboro Health Foundation Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Parents Helping Parents Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 23,782
Chelmsford Hockey Association Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Chinese for Affirmative Action San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Clemson University Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
A Christian Ministry in the National Parks N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Tamarisk Coalition N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 33,000
Page SUM 844,349

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Committee of 100 Inc NY Immigration Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
San Jose State University CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
Domingo Trevino Middle School TX Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
University of California San Francisco CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 66,000
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. MD Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Wichita Childrens Home KS Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Womens Audio Mission CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 325
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Merrimack Valley Robotics Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,200
North Texas Food Bank TX Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 80,000
Prerna2inspire Inc CA Immigration Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Redlands Christian Migrant Association, Inc. FL Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. CA Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Special Hoop Camp Incorporated OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 581,775

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Construir Futuro Peru Education Corporate Advised 2019 24,700
Society for All Round Development India Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 55,662
AAUW-Wa Special Projects Fund United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Spark Program Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
University of Alabama Huntsville Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 23,010
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 250
Wilderness Society United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
Indiana University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 91,875
Jane Goodall Institute Australia Ltd Australia Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 32,070
Marin General Hospital Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Owensboro Health Foundation Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Parents Helping Parents Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 23,782
Chelmsford Hockey Association Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Chinese for Affirmative Action United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Clemson University Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
A Christian Ministry in the National Parks United States Religion Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Tamarisk Coalition United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 33,000
Page SUM 844,349

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13280 records found.