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)
Project Home N/A PA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 57,200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 140,000
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 800
Singapore Children's Society N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Information and Communications Technology Council of Canada N/A ON Canada Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Friends of the Ada County District Library Inc N/A ID United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Boy Scouts of America N/A OH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Full Circle Fund Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International N/A PR United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
South San Jose Softball Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 54,000
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation N/A MO United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
Food Bank of the Rockies N/A CO United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation Inc N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Childrens Miracle Network N/A UT United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Page SUM 668,150

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
United Nations Development Programme - Sri Lanka N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
New Moms Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Project Home N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 57,200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 140,000
United Way of Northern California N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 800
Singapore Children's Society N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Information and Communications Technology Council of Canada N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Friends of the Ada County District Library Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Boy Scouts of America N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Full Circle Fund Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
South San Jose Softball Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 54,000
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
City Year, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
Food Bank of the Rockies N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 509,900

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Alzheimers Texas Inc TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 9,500
Caring Choices Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Amy Van Dyken Foundation AZ Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Lewis & Clark College OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 220
Colorado Avian Research and Rehabilitation Institute, Inc. CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 500
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 105,000
Burnsville Community Foundation MN Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
International Buddhist Progress Society NC Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
Hamilton Families CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 350
Booksin Elementary School Community Association CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Asha for Education CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 451
The Tech Museum of Innovation CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
MyPath CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Jessie T. Zoller Elementary School NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Junipero Serra High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Longmont Meals on Wheels Inc CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Services CA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 403,111

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Project Home United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 57,200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 140,000
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 800
Singapore Children's Society Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
Mountain View Educational Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Information and Communications Technology Council of Canada Canada Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Friends of the Ada County District Library Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Full Circle Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
South San Jose Softball United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 54,000
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
Food Bank of the Rockies United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Childrens Miracle Network United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Playing at Learning United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 668,400

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13110 records found.