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)
JW House Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
University of Washington N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Georgia Regents Research Institute, Inc. N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -19,266
Global Operations and Development - Giving Children Hope N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 13,700
eForHum N/A Italy Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,600
Radiating Hope Inc N/A UT United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 525
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
American Friends of Un Techo Para Mi Pais Inc. N/A FL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,100
US Lacrosse Inc N/A MD United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County N/A NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
The Salvation Army N/A VA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,566
Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S San Francisco CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Wildlands Restoration Volunteers N/A CO United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Global Philadelphia Association Inc N/A PA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 352,175

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Arizona State University Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 53,716
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Sabores Well San Mateo Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of Texas at Dallas N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Crafty Mart N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Nanjing University Alumni Association at San Francisco Bay Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
California Alliance of African American Educators Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,469
Concordia University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Services San Francisco Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Camas Robotics Booster Club N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ignited Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators Alliance N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Oster Elementary School Home and School Club Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
826 Valencia San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 482,685

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Fremont Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Kids At Hope AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,650
His Mansion Ministries Inc NH Corporate Advised 2018 500
Drueding Center PA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 -45,000
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation OH Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Rainbow Village Inc GA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,609
US Lacrosse Inc MD Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 9,143
Cancer Research Institute Inc NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Georgia Institute of Technology GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -512
Pragathi TX International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Providence Christian Academy Inc GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Business USA CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of Illinois Foundation IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 125,640

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Arizona State University Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 53,716
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Sabores Well United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of Texas at Dallas United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Crafty Mart United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Nanjing University Alumni Association at San Francisco Bay United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
California Alliance of African American Educators United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,469
Concordia University Canada Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Services United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Camas Robotics Booster Club United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ignited United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators Alliance United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Oster Elementary School Home and School Club Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
826 Valencia United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 482,685

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13110 records found.