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 State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Temple Street Foundation Alameda Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Idaho Parents Unlimited Inc N/A ID United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ignatian Spirituality Project N/A IL United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
MyPath San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Branham High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Boulder Valley Womens Health Center Inc N/A CO United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Gary Kelly (Drogheda) Cancer Support Centre LTD. N/A Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Burnsville Community Foundation N/A MN United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 106,138
Center for Higher Ambition Leadership Inc N/A MA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
St Vrain Valley Educational Foundation Inc N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University of Maryland N/A MD United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 76,914
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 350
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Greater Phi N/A PA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,600
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,920
Promise Worldwide Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Playworks Education Energized N/A AZ United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 636,422

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Temple Street Foundation Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Idaho Parents Unlimited Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ignatian Spirituality Project N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
MyPath San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Branham High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Boulder Valley Womens Health Center Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Gary Kelly (Drogheda) Cancer Support Centre LTD. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Burnsville Community Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 106,138
Center for Higher Ambition Leadership Inc N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
St Vrain Valley Educational Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University of Maryland N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 76,914
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 350
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Greater Phi N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,600
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,920
Promise Worldwide Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Playworks Education Energized N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 636,422

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of National Guard Families MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Bill Wilson Center CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Achievement Center for Children OH Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Citizen Schools Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Service Inc PA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 45,782
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco AIDS Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,053
Detroit Association of Black Organizations MI Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 270,326
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 51,684
Booksin Elementary School Community Association CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Dallas Hope Charitites TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Greene Scholars CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
City of Portland Bureau of Transportation OR Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
First Resort CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Menlo School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of San Diego CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 509,545

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Temple Street Foundation Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Idaho Parents Unlimited Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ignatian Spirituality Project United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
MyPath United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Branham High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Boulder Valley Womens Health Center Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Gary Kelly (Drogheda) Cancer Support Centre LTD. Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Burnsville Community Foundation United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 106,138
Center for Higher Ambition Leadership Inc United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
St Vrain Valley Educational Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University of Maryland United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 76,914
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 350
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Greater Phi United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,600
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,920
Promise Worldwide United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Playworks Education Energized United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 636,422

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13110 records found.