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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Newberg Fish Emergency Service N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Portsmouth High School N/A NH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
EnActe Arts Inc N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Project Goal Inc N/A RI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
India Literacy Project Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Plan International USA N/A RI United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A IL United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Core Council of the Philippines N/A Philippines Education Corporate Advised 2018 14,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,073
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Clare School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ty Louis Campbell Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 150
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,369
Page SUM 443,792

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,675
Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pennsylvania State University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Direct Relief N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
India Literacy Project Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,247
Almaden Country School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
South Milwaukee High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bay Area Friendship Circle Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Humane Society of the United States N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
United Technologies for Kids - UTK N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,475
Pratham USA N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pinkerton Academy N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 97,672

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Lowell Kiwanas Foundation Inc MA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Association for Texas Advocates Inc TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Save the Bay CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Coastside Children's Programs CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 70,612
Mountain View Los Altos Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Wholesome Wave Inc CT Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 100
National Forest Foundation MT Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Friends of the Peace Parks Inc. CO International Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Mountain States Childrens Home Inc CO Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund Inc NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
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
Page SUM 400,581

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,675
Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pennsylvania State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Direct Relief United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
The Harker School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
India Literacy Project United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,247
Almaden Country School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
South Milwaukee High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics Egypt Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bay Area Friendship Circle United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Humane Society of the United States United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
United Technologies for Kids - UTK Peru Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,475
Pratham USA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pinkerton Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 97,672

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13110 records found.