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)
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Hannah Geneser Foundation Inc N/A IA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
G3 Powerhouse N/A IL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Tuckahoe Little League Inc N/A VA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salinas Pony Baseball Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. N/A MD United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Posse Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pyxera Global, Inc. N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 115,995
NYOS Charter School Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
NalandaWay Foundation N/A India Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Marys Center for Maternal and Child Care Inc N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Immigration Forum Inc N/A DC United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 45,000
Tahirih Justice Center San Mateo CA United States International Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 30,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
GreatNonprofits San Mateo CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Social Progress Imperative Inc N/A DC United States Sciences Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Page SUM 563,495

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Hannah Geneser Foundation Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
G3 Powerhouse N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Tuckahoe Little League Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salinas Pony Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Posse Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pyxera Global, Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 115,995
NYOS Charter School Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
NalandaWay Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Marys Center for Maternal and Child Care Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Immigration Forum Inc N/A Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 45,000
Tahirih Justice Center San Mateo International Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 30,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
GreatNonprofits San Mateo Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Social Progress Imperative Inc N/A Sciences Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Page SUM 563,495

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Berkeley Repertory Theatre CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
One Acre Fund NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Fordham University NY Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Trustees of Phillips Academy MA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Women Against Rape CA Donor Advised 2018 200
Project Open Hand CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
CALmatters CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
PFLAG Inc DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Windward Fund DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Village School VA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Tourette Association of America NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Castilleja School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Khan Academy, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Childfund International USA VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 9,823
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Frost Valley YMCA NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Breakthrough Silicon Valley CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 518,273

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Hannah Geneser Foundation Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
G3 Powerhouse United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Tuckahoe Little League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salinas Pony Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
LifeMoves United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Posse Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pyxera Global, Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 115,995
NYOS Charter School Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
NalandaWay Foundation India Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Marys Center for Maternal and Child Care Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Immigration Forum Inc United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 45,000
Tahirih Justice Center United States International Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 30,000
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
GreatNonprofits United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Social Progress Imperative Inc United States Sciences Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Page SUM 563,495

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13110 records found.