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)
Orlando VA Medical Center N/A FL United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 810
University of Dayton N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Science Buddies Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Hillsboro SD 1J N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc N/A AR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Acumen Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Overlake Service League N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Florida N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Reel Stories Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
KIPP Comienza Community Prep N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,308
Pentagon Federal Credit Union Foundation N/A VA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Idaho Parents Unlimited Inc N/A ID United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ignatian Spirituality Project N/A IL United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 169,587
Ft Bragg Girls Softball Association N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Soledad-Mission Recreation District N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Code.org N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Page SUM 479,955

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council Education Founda N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Sevalaya N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Housing Endowment & Tr of San Mateo County San Mateo Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Amy Van Dyken Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peel District School Board N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 700
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Volunteer Center of Fairfax County Inc Marin General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Center for Advancing Women in Technology Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 125,000
Prior Lake Rotary Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Light From Light Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Yeshiva University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
New Covenant Community Development N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Royal Institute of Management N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
A Womans Work Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 573
Caring Hands Foundation Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Clara Schools Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 297,023

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
WeHOPE CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Heart for the City AZ Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Project H Design CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
American Association of Medical Dosimetrists Education and NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Giving in Motion Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Newberg Fish Emergency Service OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,200
Tee It Up for the Troops Inc MN Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 54,000
9 Dots Community Learning Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 72,582
Housing Endowment & Tr of San Mateo County CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Friends School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Chadbourne Family and Faculty Association CA Other Corporate Advised 2018 225
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
C. B. Eaton Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Page SUM 516,107

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council Education Founda United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Sevalaya India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Housing Endowment & Tr of San Mateo County United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Amy Van Dyken Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peel District School Board Canada Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Harker School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 700
Gear Alliance, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Volunteer Center of Fairfax County Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Center for Advancing Women in Technology United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 125,000
Prior Lake Rotary Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Light From Light Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Yeshiva University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
New Covenant Community Development United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Royal Institute of Management Bhutan Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
A Womans Work Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 573
Caring Hands Foundation Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Clara Schools Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 297,023

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13110 records found.