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)
Boy Scouts of America N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Teen Kitchen Project N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,308
Pentagon Federal Credit Union Foundation N/A VA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society N/A Germany Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,059
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 254
Georgetown University N/A DC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 76,040
California Institute of Technology N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Price Charter Middle School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pennsylvania State University N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Direct Relief N/A CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
Oaks Christian School N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Metropolitan Family Services N/A IL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Cat Town Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
California Fire Foundation N/A CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Imagine Supported Living Services N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 8,720
Foreign Policy Association Incorporated N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. N/A DC United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 33,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Boy Scouts of America N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Teen Kitchen Project N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,308
Pentagon Federal Credit Union Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,059
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 254
Georgetown University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 76,040
California Institute of Technology N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Price Charter Middle School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pennsylvania State University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Direct Relief N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
Oaks Christian School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Metropolitan Family Services N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Cat Town Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
California Fire Foundation N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Imagine Supported Living Services N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 8,720
Foreign Policy Association Incorporated N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 33,000
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Junior Achievement USA CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Helen Keller Elementary School IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Cerebral Palsy Seguin of Greater Chicago IL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Triton Tech 6072 CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Brigham Young University UT Education Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
Liberty PTO WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Crystal Cove Conservancy CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Prestonwood Caring People Network TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Carmel Community Girls Softball Incorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The San Bruno Girls Softball League Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
George W. Bush Foundation TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
William Marsh Rice University TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 -1,772
Meals on Wheels America VA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 13,368
Direct Relief CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Parker School PTO Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
College of William and Mary VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Teen Kitchen Project United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,308
Pentagon Federal Credit Union Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society Germany Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,059
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 254
Georgetown University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 76,040
California Institute of Technology United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Price Charter Middle School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pennsylvania State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Direct Relief United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
Oaks Christian School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Metropolitan Family Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Cat Town United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
California Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Imagine Supported Living Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 8,720
Foreign Policy Association Incorporated United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Streets Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 33,000
Page SUM 449,231

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13110 records found.