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)
Code Orange Robotics Inc N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 4,205
University of Maryland N/A MD United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Forderung der angewandten Forsch N/A Germany Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Charitable Assistance to Communitys Homeless N/A ID United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Red White & Blue Charity Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Mercy House Living Centers N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Curry Senior Center San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Water for People N/A CO United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Lumen Vitae A.C. N/A Mexico Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Benicia Girls Softball Association Solano CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 13,368
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,650
Denver Rescue Mission N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
Homeboy Industries N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
The Congregational Church in North Chelmsford N/A MA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 367,298

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
International Association for Volunteer Effort N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 57,737
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Oregon Childrens Theatre Company N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Cara Program N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 347,500
Triton Tech 6072 N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Together We Rise Corporation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,575
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 932
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Singapore Children's Society N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 36,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,185
EndoFrance N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
EUN Partnership AISBL N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
John M. Horner Junior High School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 651,846

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
South Bay Teen Challenge CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 18,390
Bags of Love OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Crafty Mart OH Other Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Innovations for Learning Inc IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
JA Worldwide Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 22,000
Branham High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
New Moms Inc IL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Westlake Hills Elementary School Parent Faculty Association CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 507
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,185
Gardner Family Health Network Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Advancing Women in Technology CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 125,000
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community College of Baltimore County Foundation Inc MD Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,197
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CO Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Childrens Miracle Network UT Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 323,179

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
International Association for Volunteer Effort United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 57,737
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Oregon Childrens Theatre Company United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Cara Program United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Pyxera Global Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 347,500
Triton Tech 6072 United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Together We Rise Corporation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,575
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 932
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Singapore Children's Society Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 36,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,185
EndoFrance France Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
EUN Partnership AISBL Belgium Education Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
John M. Horner Junior High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 651,846

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13110 records found.