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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
The Women's Foundation N/A Hong Kong Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 38,000
Youth Without Shelter N/A ON Canada Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Georgia Institute of Technology N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -512
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
North Coast Opportunities, Inc. N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 51,684
US Lacrosse Inc N/A MD United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Living Wisdom School of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Eejot Santa Clara CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Build Change N/A CO United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
9 Dots Community Learning Center N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 72,582
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 9,143
Ternopil Ivan Puluj National Technical University N/A Ukraine Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
The Women's Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 38,000
Youth Without Shelter N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Georgia Institute of Technology N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 -512
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
North Coast Opportunities, Inc. N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 51,684
US Lacrosse Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Living Wisdom School of Palo Alto Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Eejot Santa Clara International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Build Change N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
9 Dots Community Learning Center N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 72,582
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 9,143
Ternopil Ivan Puluj National Technical University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,027
Center for the Study of Social Policy DC Sciences Committee Advised 2018 638,344
CASA of San Mateo County CA Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
University of Nebraska Foundation NE Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 2,018
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc MA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 764,430
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Justice Committee Inc NY Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
Fellowship of Christian Athletes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. CA Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare NE Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
KIPP Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc MA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 14,169
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
The Women's Foundation Hong Kong Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 38,000
Youth Without Shelter Canada Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
WeHOPE United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
California State Parks Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Georgia Institute of Technology United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -512
Reg 11 Education Service Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Community Seva Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
North Coast Opportunities, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 51,684
US Lacrosse Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Living Wisdom School of Palo Alto United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Eejot United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Build Change United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
9 Dots Community Learning Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 72,582
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 9,143
Ternopil Ivan Puluj National Technical University Ukraine Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 378,647

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13110 records found.