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)
North Texas Food Bank N/A TX United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Pennsylvania State University N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Direct Relief N/A CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
Oaks Christian School N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Metropolitan Family Services N/A IL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Cat Town Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Imagine Supported Living Services N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 8,720
Foreign Policy Association Incorporated N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Grit Art & Tech Association Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Educandario - Centro De Reabilitacao Sao Joao Batista N/A Brazil Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ignite Adaptive Sports N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girls on the Run International N/A NC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Spirit of Morgan Hill Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Center of Persian Language Preservation Corp Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Foundation for Orange County Public Schools Inc N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 14,434
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
North Texas Food Bank N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Pennsylvania State University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Direct Relief N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
Oaks Christian School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Metropolitan Family Services N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Cat Town Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Imagine Supported Living Services N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 8,720
Foreign Policy Association Incorporated N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Grit Art & Tech Association Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Educandario - Centro De Reabilitacao Sao Joao Batista N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ignite Adaptive Sports N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girls on the Run International N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Spirit of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Center of Persian Language Preservation Corp Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Foundation for Orange County Public Schools Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 14,434
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Grit Art & Tech Association CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Science Buddies CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Independent Arts & Media CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 75,535
The Pando Initiative, Inc. KS Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
PENCIL INC NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. OK Education Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Sanyu Learning Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. UT International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Invest in Girls Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,957
Gideon Pond Elementary School MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Safechild NC Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Lowell General Hospital MA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Learning Lab Inc ID Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
North Texas Food Bank United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Pennsylvania State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Direct Relief United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
Oaks Christian School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Metropolitan Family Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Cat Town United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Imagine Supported Living Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 8,720
Foreign Policy Association Incorporated United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Grit Art & Tech Association United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Educandario - Centro De Reabilitacao Sao Joao Batista Brazil Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ignite Adaptive Sports United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Greene Scholars United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girls on the Run International United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Spirit of Morgan Hill United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Center of Persian Language Preservation Corp United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Foundation for Orange County Public Schools Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 14,434
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13110 records found.