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)
Cake4kids Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
NPower Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
William T. Dwyer High School N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ames High School N/A IA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 61,735
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan N/A Malaysia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Redwood City Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Not Impossible Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Listen Up Foundation N/A Bulgaria Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Providence Christian Academy Inc N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
California Academy of Sciences San Francisco CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Jesuit High School N/A OR United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of Dayton N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Université de Liège N/A Belgium Education Corporate Advised 2018 95,000
National Kidney Foundation Inc. N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 298,435

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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 25,000
University of Maryland N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 76,914
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 350
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
International Buddhist Progress Society N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
American National Red Cross Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
World Vision International N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 33,169
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Greater Phi N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,600
Playworks Education Energized N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Trustees of Princeton University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 58,818
Florida Introduces Physical Activity and Nutrition To Youth N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Shriners Hospitals for Children N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
North Carolina Dental Society Foundation Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 110,000
City of King N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
FFWD San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,003
Scholarship America Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,080
Page SUM 440,274

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Mateo Youth Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
JDRF International NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Gathering TX Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
The Gathering TX Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sanergy, Inc. GA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
University of Florida FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
The Education Fund Inc FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
California Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Give2Asia CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 14,950
The Lowell General Hospital MA Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Longmont Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Performing Arts Weber UT Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Per Scholas Inc NY Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 9,100
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Baltimore Squashwise Inc MD Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Centers IL Health Corporate Advised 2018 600
Lovin Spoonfuls Inc MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pyxera Global Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 870,300

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University of Maryland United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 76,914
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 350
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
International Buddhist Progress Society United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
World Vision International United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 33,169
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Greater Phi United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,600
Playworks Education Energized United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 58,818
Florida Introduces Physical Activity and Nutrition To Youth United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Shriners Hospitals for Children United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
North Carolina Dental Society Foundation Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 110,000
City of King United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
FFWD United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,003
Scholarship America Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,080
Page SUM 440,274

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13110 records found.