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)
National Kidney Foundation Inc. N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Radium Society Inc N/A NJ United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Four Block Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Nelson Mandela University N/A South Africa Education Corporate Advised 2018 8,600
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation N/A VA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Private Charitable Medical Institution Children's Hospice N/A Russian Federation Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
St Marys Food Bank Alliance N/A AZ United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Rocking Horse Childrens Health Center N/A OH United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
International Society for Krishna Consciousness of Silicon V Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Regents of the University of California at Riverside N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Foundation for the Carolinas N/A NC United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 500
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,008
Union Middle School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Fitted for Work N/A VIC Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
National Kidney Foundation Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Radium Society Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Four Block Foundation Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Nelson Mandela University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 8,600
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Private Charitable Medical Institution Children's Hospice N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
St Marys Food Bank Alliance N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Rocking Horse Childrens Health Center N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
International Society for Krishna Consciousness of Silicon V Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Regents of the University of California at Riverside N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Foundation for the Carolinas N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 500
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,008
Union Middle School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Fitted for Work N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 314,158

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
A Woman's Work, Inc. CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300
Friends of Peak To Peak Inc CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Direct Relief CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Wonderland Avenue Elementary CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boys Town of Italy NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Tewksbury Memorial High School MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ignite Adaptive Sports CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
El Concilio of San Mateo County CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Elemental Antonio Badillo Hernandez PR Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Inventors Hall of Fame Inc OH Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Valley Churches United CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Marin Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Services for Brain Injury CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
IMSA Fund for Advancement of Education IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Foundation for the Global Compact NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
LifeMoves CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center MD Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 198,350

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
National Kidney Foundation Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Radium Society Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Four Block Foundation Inc United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Nelson Mandela University South Africa Education Corporate Advised 2018 8,600
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Private Charitable Medical Institution Children's Hospice Russian Federation Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
St Marys Food Bank Alliance United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Rocking Horse Childrens Health Center United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
International Society for Krishna Consciousness of Silicon V United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Regents of the University of California at Riverside United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Foundation for the Carolinas United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 500
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford England Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,008
Union Middle School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Fitted for Work Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 314,158

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13110 records found.