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)
Friendship United Methodist Church N/A TX United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Proyecto Universidad Empresa N/A Spain Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 19,900
Parikrma USA Inc. N/A FL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,963
Mount Hope Neighborhood Association Inc N/A RI United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Muse Lab Limited N/A Hong Kong Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
JW House Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
University of Washington N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Merging Vets and Players Inc N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Kidney Cancer Association N/A OR United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 573
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Baltimore Squashwise Inc N/A MD United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
OneOC N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,250
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mary's Place Seattle N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Saratoga High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Syringa Mountain Charter School N/A ID United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Aspire P16 Collaborative N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 347,886

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Muse Lab Limited N/A Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
JW House Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
University of Washington N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of Southern California N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Merging Vets and Players Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Kidney Cancer Association N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 573
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Baltimore Squashwise Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
OneOC N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,250
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mary's Place Seattle N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Saratoga High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Syringa Mountain Charter School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Aspire P16 Collaborative N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic School N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alameda Emergency Food Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 331,273

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
SARTECH WA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Small Champions Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Olimpico Learning CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Radio for Northern Colorado CO Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Cancer Society Inc AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Project Learn Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Better Angels Society Inc VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc IN Education Corporate Advised 2018 -802
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Utah Food Bank UT Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Global Impact VA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 146,000
We Teach Science Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -25,000
Prairie Winds Elementary School CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Hust Silicon Valley Fund CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girls Incorporated NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 219,148

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Muse Lab Limited Hong Kong Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
JW House United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
University of Washington United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of Southern California United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Merging Vets and Players Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Kidney Cancer Association United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 573
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Baltimore Squashwise Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
OneOC United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,250
Tides Center United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mary's Place Seattle United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Saratoga High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Syringa Mountain Charter School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Aspire P16 Collaborative United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Save the Children Federation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic School United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Aim High for High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alameda Emergency Food United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 331,273

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13110 records found.