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)
Innovations for Learning Inc N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Project Scientist N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement N/A PA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kawempe Youth Development Association N/A Uganda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,468
Saint Saviours Center N/A NC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,029
Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center N/A OR United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Palo Alto High School Robotics Booster Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Thomas Jefferson University N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital N/A TN United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 450
Charter School of Morgan Hill Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 59,268
Co-Creation Hub Limited N/A Nigeria Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Northern California Vipassana Center N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Preetirang Sanctruary Solano CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,050
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Innovations for Learning Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Project Scientist N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kawempe Youth Development Association N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,468
Saint Saviours Center N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,029
Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Palo Alto High School Robotics Booster Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Thomas Jefferson University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 450
Charter School of Morgan Hill Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 59,268
Co-Creation Hub Limited N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Northern California Vipassana Center N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Preetirang Sanctruary Solano Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,050
Page SUM 187,965

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pacific Community Ventures CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Parikrma USA Inc. FL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,963
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
Save the Children Federation Inc CT International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Higher Ground Academy MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Valley Alliance of Mentors for Opportunities and Scholarship TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation VA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
California Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. IL Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Fairfax Releaf VA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Lone Survivor Foundation TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Families Forward CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Carlos Educational Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Charter School of Morgan Hill Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Asha for Education CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ashburn Travel Hockey Inc VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tuckahoe Little League Inc VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 427,963

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Innovations for Learning Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Project Scientist United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kawempe Youth Development Association Uganda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,468
Saint Saviours Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,029
Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Palo Alto High School Robotics Booster Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Thomas Jefferson University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 450
Charter School of Morgan Hill Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 59,268
Co-Creation Hub Limited Nigeria Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Northern California Vipassana Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Preetirang Sanctruary United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,050
Page SUM 187,965

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13110 records found.