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)
Worcester Regional Science and Engineering Fair Incorporated N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Sycamore Valley Elementary School Contra Costa CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ignite Adaptive Sports N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boulder Shelter for the Homeless Inc N/A CO United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girls on the Run International N/A NC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Spirit of Morgan Hill Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
United Way of Olmsted County Inc N/A MN United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,250
Pyxera Global, Inc. N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 167,040
O'Neill Elementary School N/A NE United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Direct Relief N/A CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
National Guard Association of Indiana Foundation N/A IN United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Drexel University N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Detroit 300 Conservancy N/A MI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Universite Catholique de Louvain N/A Belgium Education Corporate Advised 2018 96,000
Page SUM 561,540

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Worcester Regional Science and Engineering Fair Incorporated N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Sycamore Valley Elementary School Contra Costa Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ignite Adaptive Sports N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boulder Shelter for the Homeless Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girls on the Run International N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Spirit of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
United Way of Olmsted County Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,250
Pyxera Global, Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 167,040
O'Neill Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Direct Relief N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
National Guard Association of Indiana Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Drexel University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Detroit 300 Conservancy N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Universite Catholique de Louvain N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 96,000
Page SUM 561,540

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Valley Christian Schools CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Techbridge Girls CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Habitat for Humanity International PR Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CO Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Council for Economic Education NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 315,910
Cat Town CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,233
Teen Kitchen Project CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Saratoga Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Foundation for Hearing Research Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,520
Georgetown University DC Education Corporate Advised 2018 76,040
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Austin Science Education Foundation TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc CA Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Code.org WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Florida FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 525,953

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Worcester Regional Science and Engineering Fair Incorporated United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Sycamore Valley Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ignite Adaptive Sports United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boulder Shelter for the Homeless Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Greene Scholars United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girls on the Run International United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Spirit of Morgan Hill United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
United Way of Olmsted County Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,250
Pyxera Global, Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 167,040
O'Neill Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Direct Relief United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
National Guard Association of Indiana Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Drexel University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Detroit 300 Conservancy United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Universite Catholique de Louvain Belgium Education Corporate Advised 2018 96,000
Page SUM 561,540

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13110 records found.