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)
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 65,766
Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Arts and Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 70,612
City of Gonzales N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A NC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Cycling Center N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Project HIRED Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Simprints N/A England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
MathAndCoding Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St Marys Food Bank Alliance N/A AZ United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
Unioto Elementary School N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Animal Cancer Foundation N/A CT United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute N/A Kenya Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
SUN-DAC N/A Singapore Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pedacito del Cielo A.C. N/A Mexico Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Women's Foundation N/A Hong Kong Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 38,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 65,766
Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco Arts and Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 70,612
City of Gonzales N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Cycling Center N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Project HIRED Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Simprints N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
MathAndCoding Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St Marys Food Bank Alliance N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
Unioto Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Animal Cancer Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
SUN-DAC N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pedacito del Cielo A.C. N/A Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Women's Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 38,000
Page SUM 432,895

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United States Fund for UNICEF CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Outreach United Resource Center Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
City Harvest Inc NY Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Arizona Pet Project AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Big Table WA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
HandsOn Bay Area CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
Specially Adapted Resource Club VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
California Institute of Technology CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Los Gatos-Saratoga Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The San Jose Public Library Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
The American Ireland Fund MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
North Carolina State University Foundation Inc NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Pyxera Global, Inc. DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 115,995
Schumann Elementary School MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 381,095

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 65,766
Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco United States Arts and Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 70,612
City of Gonzales United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Cycling Center United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Project HIRED United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Simprints England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
MathAndCoding United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Harker School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St Marys Food Bank Alliance United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
Unioto Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Animal Cancer Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute Kenya Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
SUN-DAC Singapore Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pedacito del Cielo A.C. Mexico Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Women's Foundation Hong Kong Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 38,000
Page SUM 432,895

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13110 records found.