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)
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 70,612
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
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
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
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
Youth Without Shelter N/A ON Canada Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A NSW Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America N/A PA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,894,379

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 70,612
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
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
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
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
Youth Without Shelter N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,894,379

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Community Radio for Northern Colorado CO Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Cancer Society Inc AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Project Learn Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Nueva School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Better Angels Society Inc VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 192,093
Inn Between of Longmont Inc CO Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc IN Education Corporate Advised 2018 -802
National Recreation & Park Association VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Breaking Ground Housing Development Fund Corporation NY Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Friendship United Methodist Church TX Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hust Silicon Valley Fund CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girls Incorporated NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Greene Scholars CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Journey Church on the Common MA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Judo Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Thomas Jefferson University PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities Inc IN Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 369,266

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 70,612
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
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
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Harker School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
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
Youth Without Shelter Canada Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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
Reg 11 Education Service Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,894,379

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13110 records found.