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)
Sankara Eye Foundation USA Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Album Project Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Prestonwood Caring People Network N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hanoi University of Science and Technology N/A Vietnam Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Pacific Community Ventures Alameda CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Petaluma Girls Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A UT United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
JDRF International N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
IEEE Foundation Inc N/A NJ United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Caterinas Club N/A CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
One Goal N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Cherry Creek High School N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
One Step Beyond Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,627,100

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sankara Eye Foundation USA Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Album Project Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Prestonwood Caring People Network N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hanoi University of Science and Technology N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Pacific Community Ventures Alameda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Petaluma Girls Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
JDRF International N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
IEEE Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Caterinas Club N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
One Goal N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
United Way of Northern California N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Cherry Creek High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
One Step Beyond Inc San Mateo Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,627,100

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Hudson Valley Inc NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Foreign Policy Association Incorporated NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Vietnamese American Professional Women of Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Heart Association Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Colorado Friendship CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Oncology, Inc. MA Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Henry M. Gunn High School Sports Boosters Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Scholarship America Inc MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,080
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 62
Seattle University WA Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 380
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,452
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Wears Valley Ranch, Inc. TN Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Barrio Logan College Institute CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Center for Spiritual Enlightenment CA Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 254,474

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sankara Eye Foundation USA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Album Project United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Prestonwood Caring People Network United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hanoi University of Science and Technology Vietnam Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Pacific Community Ventures United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Petaluma Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
JDRF International United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
IEEE Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Caterinas Club United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
One Goal United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Cherry Creek High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
One Step Beyond Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,627,100

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13110 records found.