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)
Philadelphia Museum of Art N/A PA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Arts Council of New Orleans N/A LA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Give2Asia San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 14,950
Southwest Resource Centre Academy Support Centre (ASC) N/A Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Humane Society of North Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 3,144
Stanly Community College N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 68,750
Good Samaritan Center of San Antonio N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lido Charity Corp N/A CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Triangle Residential Options For Substance Abusers Inc N/A NC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Archbishop Mitty High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Foothill Elementary PTO N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 275
Union for International Cancer Control N/A Switzerland Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Friends of the Peace Parks Inc. N/A CO United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Meals on Wheels People Inc N/A OR United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
The Wayside Chapel N/A NSW Australia Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Hamilton Families San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Gathering N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,650
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Philadelphia Museum of Art N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Arts Council of New Orleans N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Give2Asia San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 14,950
Southwest Resource Centre Academy Support Centre (ASC) N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Humane Society of North Texas N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 3,144
Stanly Community College N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 68,750
Good Samaritan Center of San Antonio N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lido Charity Corp N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Triangle Residential Options For Substance Abusers Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Archbishop Mitty High School Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Foothill Elementary PTO N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 275
Union for International Cancer Control N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Friends of the Peace Parks Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Meals on Wheels People Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
The Wayside Chapel N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Hamilton Families San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Gathering N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,650
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc IN Education Corporate Advised 2018 -802
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Jose Judo Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Utah Food Bank UT Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Global Impact VA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 146,000
We Teach Science Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -25,000
Prairie Winds Elementary School CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Hust Silicon Valley Fund CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girls Incorporated NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Greene Scholars CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Journey Church on the Common MA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Thomas Jefferson University PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities Inc IN Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Preetirang Sanctuary CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of New York City Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Via Rehabilitation Services, Inc. CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Design that Matters Inc. WA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Nordstrom Home & School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 410
Page SUM 229,733

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Philadelphia Museum of Art United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Arts Council of New Orleans United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Give2Asia United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 14,950
Southwest Resource Centre Academy Support Centre (ASC) Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Humane Society of North Texas United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 3,144
Stanly Community College United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 68,750
Good Samaritan Center of San Antonio United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lido Charity Corp United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Triangle Residential Options For Substance Abusers Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Archbishop Mitty High School United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Foothill Elementary PTO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 275
Union for International Cancer Control Switzerland Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Friends of the Peace Parks Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Meals on Wheels People Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
The Wayside Chapel Australia Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Hamilton Families United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Gathering United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,650
Page SUM 334,569

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13110 records found.