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)
Putnam County Humane Society Inc N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Plan International USA N/A RI United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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
Kansas Foodbank Warehouse Inc N/A KS United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Down Syndrome Ireland Alameda Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A MI United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 124,022
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Cents Ability Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Bayou Chicot Elementary School N/A LA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Rancho Cielo Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
CivicAction Leadership Foundation N/A ON Canada Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Educate Together Alameda Ireland Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Youngstown State University N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 458,322

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Bunker Labs NFP Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 550
Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Centers Solano Health Corporate Advised 2018 600
Pieta House N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,230
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Joseph Middlemiss Big Heart Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Springfield City School District N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Learning Lab Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
La Raza Services Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Indian Institute of Science N/A Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,500
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
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
University of Florida N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Oregon Childrens Theatre Company OR Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Sunnyvale Singers CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 240
North Penn-Mansfield Junior Senior High School PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Putnam County Humane Society Inc NY Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 200
Shin Shin Educational Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Indiana Inc IN Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
World Pulse Voices OR Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Wassmuth Center for Human Rights Home of the Anne Frank Memo ID Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for Tigard Tualatin Schools OR Other Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Aid to Adoption of Special Kids AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Wildlands Restoration Volunteers CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Wichita Area Technical College Foundation KS Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Free Geek OR Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation DC Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Youngstown State University OH Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Harambe Endeavor Alliance NH Education Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Page SUM 567,940

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Bunker Labs NFP Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 550
Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Centers United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 600
Pieta House Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,230
Saratoga Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Joseph Middlemiss Big Heart Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Springfield City School District United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Learning Lab Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
La Raza Services Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Indian Institute of Science India Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,500
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
The Harker School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
University of Florida United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 180,905

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13110 records found.