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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Times Up Foundation N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
TrueChild Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Washington University N/A MO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Arizona State University Foundation N/A AZ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 53,716
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of Texas at Dallas N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Crafty Mart N/A OH United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,469
Concordia University N/A QC Canada Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Services San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Camas Robotics Booster Club N/A WA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A VA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ignited Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators Alliance N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
826 Valencia San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Trust for Public Land San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Westmont High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
My Possibilities N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 135,500
Downtown Women's Center N/A CA United States Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Page SUM 699,935

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
826 Valencia San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Trust for Public Land San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Westmont High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
My Possibilities N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 135,500
Downtown Women's Center N/A Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fremont Unified School District Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Beat the Streets Providence N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 81,000
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Friends of National Guard Families N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
PENCIL INC N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Seattle University N/A Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Committee to Encourage Corporate Philanthropy N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Iridescent N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 140,000
Redwood City Girls Softball League San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Exploratorium San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Starting Arts Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,650
Page SUM 942,050

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sustainable Economies Law Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Wild Plum Center for Young Children and Families Inc CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Cara Program IL Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Donaldson Way Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
National Guard Association of Indiana Foundation IN Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 415
One Goal IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute MA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Together We Rise Corporation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,575
Inquiry Facilitators Inc NM Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Interfaith Sanctuary Housing Services Inc ID Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Texas Foundation TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 56,500
Wild Salmon Center OR Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Thomas Jefferson University PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Refugee Transitions CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Livermore Diablos CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Friendship United Methodist Church TX Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Almaden Country School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 323,240

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Friends of Materials for the Arts Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society of North Texas United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 4,347
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Indiana University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 32,258
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Scholarship America Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
Novaworks Foundation United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Community Radio for Northern Colorado United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,582
Downtown Oklahoma City Initiatives, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Tracys Kids Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Indian Institute of Science India Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
RBK For Training Jordan Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 78,000
Operation Care and Comfort United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Direct Relief United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 412,287

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