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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Bal Raksha Bharat N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mills College Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
AIESEC Italia N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Global Impact N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,500
Huntington's Disease Society of America Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Benicia Girls Softball Association Solano Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,650
Inn Between of Longmont Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Drueding Center N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 560
Starting Arts Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,650
PS 70 Max Schoenfeld N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Congregational Church in North Chelmsford N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Association Carillon N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
National Central Library N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
San Diego River Park Foundation N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mississippi Community College Board N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Northern California Vipassana Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Guard Association of Indiana Foundation IN Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 415
One Goal IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute MA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Together We Rise Corporation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,575
Share Our Strength Inc MD Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
International Rescue Committee, Inc. NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Inquiry Facilitators Inc NM Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,078
Redwood City Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Peach Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
Shanti Bhavan Childrens Project NJ Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for the Carolinas NC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 500
Alameda Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tides Center CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Almaden Country School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
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