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)
Veggielution Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Cal-Wood Education Center N/A CO United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Interfaith Sanctuary Housing Services Inc N/A ID United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Museum of the Bible Inc N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100
CSU Fullerton Auxiliary Services Corporation N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 96,716
Tiger Woods Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Working Wardrobes for a New Start N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Friends of Alameda Park & Recreation Foundation Incorporated Alameda CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Girls on the Run of Collier County Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 49,927
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
United States Association for UNHCR N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Christa McAuliffe Parent-Faculty Group Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cake4kids Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
NPower Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 750
Ames High School N/A IA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 61,735
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 312,478

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Veggielution Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Cal-Wood Education Center N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Interfaith Sanctuary Housing Services Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Museum of the Bible Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100
CSU Fullerton Auxiliary Services Corporation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 96,716
Tiger Woods Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Working Wardrobes for a New Start N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Friends of Alameda Park & Recreation Foundation Incorporated Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Girls on the Run of Collier County Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 49,927
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
United States Association for UNHCR N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Christa McAuliffe Parent-Faculty Group Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cake4kids Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
NPower Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 750
Ames High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 61,735
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 312,478

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Ignited CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science Inc MA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 6,100
Curry Senior Center CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation CA Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Gals of Cabrillo College CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
KickStart-International Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Seva Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Malden Young Mens Christian Association MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Harker School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 700
St. Bernard Project, Inc. LA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,200
Tee It Up for the Troops Inc MN Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 54,000
Colon Cancer Alliance DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
La Raza Services Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Summer Search CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Page SUM 418,000

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