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)
IMSA Fund for Advancement of Education N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Love and Second Chances Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Higher Ground Academy N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 82,811
Camp Ker-Anna N/A RI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
West Orange High School N/A NJ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Duke University N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 61,212
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
National Math and Science Initiative Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 135,823
Enfoque Ciudad N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,966
Jacobs Heart Childrens Cancer Support Services N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Columbia-Willamette N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Milo Foundation Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
NetHope Inc Marin VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Fundacion TREE N/A Bolivia Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Pajaro Valley Girls Softball League N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sakamoto Parent Teacher Organization Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
IMSA Fund for Advancement of Education N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Love and Second Chances Contra Costa Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Higher Ground Academy N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 82,811
Camp Ker-Anna N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
West Orange High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Duke University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 61,212
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
National Math and Science Initiative Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 135,823
Enfoque Ciudad N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,966
Jacobs Heart Childrens Cancer Support Services N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Columbia-Willamette N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Milo Foundation Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
NetHope Inc Marin International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Fundacion TREE N/A Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Pajaro Valley Girls Softball League N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sakamoto Parent Teacher Organization Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Page SUM 462,062

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Monta Vista High School Athletic Boosters Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,957
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Bayou Chicot Elementary School LA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Philanthropy Workshop Inc NY General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Georgia Food Bank Association Inc GA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Giraffe Laugh Inc ID Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Oregon Childrens Foundation OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Seattle-King County Coalition on Homlessness WA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
McCarthy Middle School PTO Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Exploratorium CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,920
The Institute for the Advancement of Education in Jaffa Inc NY Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Khan Academy Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 412,627

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
IMSA Fund for Advancement of Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Love and Second Chances United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Higher Ground Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 82,811
Camp Ker-Anna United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
West Orange High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Duke University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 61,212
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
National Math and Science Initiative Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 135,823
Enfoque Ciudad United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,966
Jacobs Heart Childrens Cancer Support Services United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Columbia-Willamette United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Milo Foundation United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
NetHope Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Fundacion TREE Bolivia Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Pajaro Valley Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sakamoto Parent Teacher Organization Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Page SUM 462,062

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13110 records found.