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)
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Causes For Animals (Singapore) Limited N/A Singapore Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
William Winsor School N/A RI United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Regents of the University of California N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Colon Cancer Alliance N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad Santa Clara Costa Rica Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ukraine Orphan Outreach N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
California Trout San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Virginia Tech N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
myAgro Farms Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Bags of Love N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Giving in Motion Inc Contra Costa CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Illinois Foundation N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Los Gatos Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Campbell Union High School District Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 551,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Causes For Animals (Singapore) Limited N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
William Winsor School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Regents of the University of California N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Colon Cancer Alliance N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ukraine Orphan Outreach N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
California Trout San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Virginia Tech N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
myAgro Farms Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Bags of Love N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Giving in Motion Inc Contra Costa Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Illinois Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Los Gatos Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Campbell Union High School District Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 551,000

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Thorne Ecological Institute CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Tipping Point Community CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Bay Area Friendship Circle CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. OK Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Westmont High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Teen Kitchen Project CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Promises2Kids Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 34,828
Well Community Development Corporation OH Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 600,000
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Essex Fells Borough NJ Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pyxera Global Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480,000
Union Middle School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tualatin STEAM Team OR Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Kidney Foundation Inc. NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Project Home PA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 57,200
Regents of the University of California CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Page SUM 1,991,778

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Causes For Animals (Singapore) Limited Singapore Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Greene Scholars United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City of San Jose United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
William Winsor School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Regents of the University of California United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Colon Cancer Alliance United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad Costa Rica Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ukraine Orphan Outreach United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
California Trout United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Virginia Tech United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
myAgro Farms United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Bags of Love United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Giving in Motion Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Illinois Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Los Gatos Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Campbell Union High School District United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 551,000

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13110 records found.