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)
Merry-Go-Round Children's Foundation N/A ON Canada Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
OCH Foundation for Healthy Communities N/A ON Canada Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Time Heroes Foundation N/A Bulgaria General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Global Fund for Children N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
University of Illinois Foundation N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Forest Foundation N/A MT United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
MyPath San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Edward Neill Elementary School N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
100 Black Men in Chicago Inc N/A IL United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 33,635
The Parish of St. Elisabeth's Church N/A United Kingdom Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Poland Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Colorado Education Initiative N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry N/A OR United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fundacion Omar Dengo Santa Clara Costa Rica Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
ADIE Fund N/A France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 402,435

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Global Impact N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,300
Isha Foundation Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Benito Youth Soccer League N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
Jounce Partners Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Irish Youth Foundation Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Aid to Adoption of Special Kids N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Endeavor Global, Inc. N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 73,696
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Wild Plum Center for Young Children and Families Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 345,571

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 436
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 9,143
US Lacrosse Inc MD Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Cancer Research Institute Inc NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Georgia Institute of Technology GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -512
Providence Christian Academy Inc GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Business USA CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of Illinois Foundation IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Mary's Place Seattle WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University of Southern California CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 126,049
Cents Ability Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Edward Neill Elementary School MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Pearl Elegance Foundation MD General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Gardner Family Health Network Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Interfaith Sanctuary Housing Services Inc ID Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Texas Foundation TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 56,500
Wild Salmon Center OR Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Thomas Jefferson University PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 440,366

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Global Impact United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,300
Isha Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Benito Youth Soccer League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
Jounce Partners Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Irish Youth Foundation Ireland Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Aid to Adoption of Special Kids United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Endeavor Global, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 73,696
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Carlton Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Wild Plum Center for Young Children and Families Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 345,571

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13110 records found.