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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Proximity Designs N/A CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Promises2Kids Foundation N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
OneGoal N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 560
University of Florida N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
United States Association for UNHCR N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,475
Breaking Ground Housing Development Fund Corporation N/A NY United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Schmahl Science Workshops Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Florida N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Berthoud Robotics N/A CO United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 7,100
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Proximity Designs N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Promises2Kids Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
OneGoal N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 560
University of Florida N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Charitable Giving N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
United States Association for UNHCR N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,475
Breaking Ground Housing Development Fund Corporation N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Schmahl Science Workshops Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Florida N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Berthoud Robotics N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 7,100
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Georgetown University DC Education Corporate Advised 2018 23,645
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 65,766
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 9,700
The Youth Science Institute CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Tracys Kids Inc MD Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Asha for Education CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lewis & Clark College OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 220
Colorado Avian Research and Rehabilitation Institute, Inc. CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 500
Black Girls Code Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Atlas Service Corps Inc DC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Cal-Wood Education Center CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Trout Unlimited Inc CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Schmahl Science Workshops CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Paws Helping People, Inc. CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 46,470
Kidney Cancer Association OR Health Corporate Advised 2018 573
Northern Virginia Family Service VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of Massachusetts Foundation, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -237
Jounce Partners Inc PA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Earth Island Institute Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Proximity Designs United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Promises2Kids Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
OneGoal United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Code for America Labs United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Carlton Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 560
University of Florida United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Charitable Giving England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
United States Association for UNHCR United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,475
Breaking Ground Housing Development Fund Corporation United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Schmahl Science Workshops United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Florida United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Berthoud Robotics United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 7,100
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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13110 records found.