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)
Design that Matters Inc. N/A WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation San Francisco CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 200
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 106,486
Accademia del Levante N/A Italy Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,500
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Information Technology Park N/A Vietnam Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The American Ireland Fund N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Alameda International Junior/Senior High School N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,810
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
CSUSB Philanthropic Foundation N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
SARTECH N/A WA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio N/A OH United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cambodian Buddhism Association for Vulnerable Children N/A Cambodia Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 616,000
Bay Area Deputy Sheriffs Foundation Inc San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 883,246

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Design that Matters Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation San Francisco Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 200
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 106,486
Accademia del Levante N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,500
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Information Technology Park N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The American Ireland Fund N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Alameda International Junior/Senior High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,810
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
CSUSB Philanthropic Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
SARTECH N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cambodian Buddhism Association for Vulnerable Children N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 616,000
Bay Area Deputy Sheriffs Foundation Inc San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 883,246

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Save the Children Federation Inc CT International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Comic Relief Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation VT Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Cal State Fullerton Philanthropic Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Charles River Conservancy Inc MA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mountain View Educational Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
PediPlace TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. NY Environment Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Houston Area Womens Center Inc TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Harrington School PTO Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sangati WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,820
Millikin Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 436
Very Large Data Bases CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
US Lacrosse Inc MD Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 9,143
Page SUM 411,399

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Design that Matters Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 200
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 106,486
Accademia del Levante Italy Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,500
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Information Technology Park Vietnam Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The American Ireland Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Alameda International Junior/Senior High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,810
San Jose Downtown Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
CSUSB Philanthropic Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
SARTECH United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cambodian Buddhism Association for Vulnerable Children Cambodia Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Pyxera Global Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 616,000
Bay Area Deputy Sheriffs Foundation Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 883,246

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13110 records found.