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)
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Virginia Tech N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
myAgro Farms Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Bags of Love N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Giving in Motion Inc Contra Costa CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Illinois Foundation N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Los Gatos Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Campbell Union High School District Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Politecnico di Torino N/A Italy Education Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Food for Children Inc N/A NH United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sanergy, Inc. N/A GA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Association to Benefit Children N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 44,582
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Boys and Girls Club of America N/A GA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
ABS CBN Foundation Inc San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
East Bay Nsbe Jr Chapter Contra Costa CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Discovery Science Center of Orange County N/A CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. N/A KS United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Page SUM 550,832

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
City Year, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Virginia Tech N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
myAgro Farms Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Bags of Love N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Giving in Motion Inc Contra Costa Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Illinois Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Los Gatos Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Campbell Union High School District Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Politecnico di Torino N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Food for Children Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sanergy, Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Association to Benefit Children N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 44,582
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Boys and Girls Club of America N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
ABS CBN Foundation Inc San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
East Bay Nsbe Jr Chapter Contra Costa Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Discovery Science Center of Orange County N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Page SUM 550,832

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Oaks Christian School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Young Americans Center for Financial Education CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 122,000
South Milwaukee High School WI Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Plateau Valley School District NO. 50 In The County of Mesa CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 101,790
Humane Society of North Texas TX Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 3,144
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Childrens Hospital Colorado Foundation CO Health Corporate Advised 2018 550,000
Duke University NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American-Italian Cancer Foundation NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Santa Clara Schools Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Campbell Girls Fastpitch Softball CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Heifer Project International AR International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
New England Patriots Charitable Foundation Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 81,800
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,785
Schmahl Science Workshops CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 9,500
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Page SUM 1,045,719

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Virginia Tech United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
myAgro Farms United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Bags of Love United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Giving in Motion Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Illinois Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Los Gatos Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Campbell Union High School District United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Politecnico di Torino Italy Education Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Food for Children Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sanergy, Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Association to Benefit Children United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 44,582
San Jose Museum of Art Association United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Boys and Girls Club of America United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
ABS CBN Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
East Bay Nsbe Jr Chapter United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Discovery Science Center of Orange County United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Page SUM 550,832

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13110 records found.