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)
PORCH-Durham N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Spark Program Inc N/A IL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Project Learn Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Ronald McDonald House Charities Inc N/A IN United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 34,828
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A NH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Friends of Saturday Academy N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Discovery World, Ltd. N/A WI United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham, Inc. N/A NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Monta Vista High School Athletic Boosters Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 58,998
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Childrens Cancer Research Fund N/A MN United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent San Francisco CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Trout Unlimited Inc N/A CO United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
WeHOPE Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
PORCH-Durham N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Spark Program Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Project Learn Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Ronald McDonald House Charities Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 34,828
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Friends of Saturday Academy N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Discovery World, Ltd. N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham, Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Monta Vista High School Athletic Boosters Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 58,998
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Childrens Cancer Research Fund N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent San Francisco Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Trout Unlimited Inc N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
UPA PTSO CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pyxera Global, Inc. DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 167,040
Sea Park Elementary School FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Math/Science Nucleus CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Philadelphia Museum of Art PA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Food Bank of the Rockies CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Science Buddies CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Colorado Education Initiative CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Independent Arts & Media CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 75,535
The Pando Initiative, Inc. KS Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
PENCIL INC NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. OK Education Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Sanyu Learning Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. UT International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The ONE Campaign DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Pennsylvania State University PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
MathAndCoding CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
PORCH-Durham United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Spark Program Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Project Learn Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Ronald McDonald House Charities Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 34,828
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Friends of Saturday Academy United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Discovery World, Ltd. United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Monta Vista High School Athletic Boosters Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 58,998
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Childrens Cancer Research Fund United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Trout Unlimited Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
WeHOPE United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
California State Parks Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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13110 records found.