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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Nordstrom Home & School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 410
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
100 Black Men in Chicago Inc N/A IL United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 33,635
The Parish of St. Elisabeth's Church N/A United Kingdom Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Poland Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Colorado Education Initiative N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry N/A OR United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fundacion Omar Dengo Santa Clara Costa Rica Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
ADIE Fund N/A France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Florida N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
International Buddhist Progress Society N/A NC United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
Court Appointed Special Advocates of San Benito County Inc N/A CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Harambe Endeavor Alliance Contra Costa NH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Shanti Bhavan Childrens Project N/A NJ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Veggielution Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mass Design Group N/A MA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Orchard Valley Youth Soccer League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 923,135

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Nordstrom Home & School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 410
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
100 Black Men in Chicago Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 33,635
The Parish of St. Elisabeth's Church N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Colorado Education Initiative N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fundacion Omar Dengo Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
ADIE Fund N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Florida N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
International Buddhist Progress Society N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
Court Appointed Special Advocates of San Benito County Inc N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Harambe Endeavor Alliance Contra Costa Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Shanti Bhavan Childrens Project N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Veggielution Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mass Design Group N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Orchard Valley Youth Soccer League Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 923,135

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
James Lick High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Vida Verde Nature Education CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul CA Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Mt. Pleasant High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Mission Asset Fund CA Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oak Grove High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Connecticut Children's Medical Center Foundation, Inc. CT Health Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Center for Youth Wellness CA Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Piedmont Hills High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York NY Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights IL Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Santa Teresa High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Tides Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Silver Creek High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Newtown Foundation Inc. CT Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 3,750
William C. Overfelt High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 61,034

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Nordstrom Home & School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 410
Bill Wilson Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
100 Black Men in Chicago Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 33,635
The Parish of St. Elisabeth's Church United Kingdom Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of Information Technology and Management Poland Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Colorado Education Initiative United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fundacion Omar Dengo Costa Rica Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
ADIE Fund France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Florida United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
International Buddhist Progress Society United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
Court Appointed Special Advocates of San Benito County Inc United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Harambe Endeavor Alliance United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Shanti Bhavan Childrens Project United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Veggielution United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mass Design Group United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
City of San Jose United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Orchard Valley Youth Soccer League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 923,135

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13110 records found.