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, and corporate 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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,610
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 23,709
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 39,179
Youth Service Inc N/A PA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 45,782
Springboard Collaborative N/A PA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Verified Voting Foundation N/A PA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 87,582
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A PA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Carnegie Mellon University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 246,000
Johnson House Historic Site Inc N/A PA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Common Market Philadelphia Inc N/A PA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200,000
The Chew and Belfield Neighbors Club Incorporated N/A PA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation N/A PA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Carnegie Mellon University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 299
Arcadia University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 19,500
Carnegie Mellon University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 7,765
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 46,470
Page SUM 1,438,396

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,150
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 158,376
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Belle Foundation for Cultural Development Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 830,776

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Childfund International USA VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 6,004
National Consortium for Graduate Dgrs Minorities in Engineer VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 275,000
Nature Conservancy, Inc. VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Jefferson Education Exchange Inc VA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Village School VA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
The Salvation Army VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Advance Democracy Inc VA Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Nature Conservancy, Inc. VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Episcopal Relief and Development VA International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Specially Adapted Resource Club VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Childfund International USA VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,354
Episcopal Relief and Development VA International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Virginia Organizing, Inc. VA Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 250
Galapagos Conservancy Inc. VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Nature Conservancy, Inc. VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jefferson Education Exchange Inc VA Education Donor Advised 2018 154,000
Meals on Wheels America VA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Communities In Schools, Inc. VA Education Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Page SUM 2,858,158

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
NUS America Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Creative Center of Los Altos United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Monterey Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 15,000
National Chiao Tung University Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2018 14,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
OC International, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Ohana Foundation for Technical Development United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Sierra Foothill Conservancy TR 010196 United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Circle Economy Netherlands Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Ignite United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
St. Meinrad Arch Abbey United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 11,300
Valley Christian Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Fundacion Capital - Fundak Panama Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,800
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 964,900

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