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)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A GA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100
Monarch School Project N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
My Brothers Keeper Inc N/A MA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Indiana Inc N/A IN United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Longmont Meals on Wheels Inc N/A CO United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
New Moms Inc N/A IL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Doxa Youth Foundation N/A VIC Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
National Nature Trust N/A South Korea Environment Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Campbell Girls Fastpitch Softball Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 39,179
National Autonomous University of Honduras N/A Honduras Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Gallaher (Robert S.) Elementary School Alameda DE United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
World Wildlife Fund, Inc. N/A DC United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Page SUM 234,129

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Jos N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 38,000
Ralph E. Noddin Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Resource Area For Teaching Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Pleasant Hill Baseball Association Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,956
Millikin Elementary School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Future Citizen N/A Corporate Advised 2018 2,569
San Jose Judo Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,957
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 22,510
Growing Gardens N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Iranian American Council N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Keep Florida Beautiful Inc N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
We Are Family Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Billerica Memorial High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 515,767

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,469
University of Maryland MD Education Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Maasai American Organization VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Earth Island Institute Inc CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
One Step Beyond Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
New Covenant Community Development IL Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
SpaandanB CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Vietnam Veterans Workshop Inc MA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,250
Tigard-Tualatin SD 23J OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
International Buddhist Progress Society NC Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America AZ Health Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Sexual Health Innovations CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Purdue Research Foundation IN Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Lesbian Gay Freedom Day Parade & Celeb Committ CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Intermountain Area UT Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
NYOS Charter School Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 518,809

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Jos Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 38,000
Ralph E. Noddin Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Resource Area For Teaching United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Pleasant Hill Baseball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,956
Millikin Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Future Citizen Germany Corporate Advised 2018 2,569
San Jose Judo Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,957
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 22,510
Growing Gardens United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Iranian American Council United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Future Talent of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Keep Florida Beautiful Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Billerica Memorial High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 515,767

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13110 records found.