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)
Foundation for Regional Transit Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,300
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Innovations for Learning Inc N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
eForHum N/A Italy Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Partners in Education Enrichment Resourcing Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Hatch Enterprise N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Tarpon Springs Shepherd Center Inc N/A FL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Longmont Community Foundation N/A CO United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
PORCH-Durham N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Spark Program Inc N/A IL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Project Learn Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Ronald McDonald House Charities Inc N/A IN United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Sneha Charitable Trust N/A India Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Strong City Baltimore N/A MD United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Travis Manion Foundation N/A PA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Foundation for Regional Transit Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,300
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Innovations for Learning Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
eForHum N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Partners in Education Enrichment Resourcing Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way of Northern California N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
City Year, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Hatch Enterprise N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Tarpon Springs Shepherd Center Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Longmont Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
PORCH-Durham N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Spark Program Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Project Learn Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Ronald McDonald House Charities Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Sneha Charitable Trust N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Strong City Baltimore N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Travis Manion Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 587
San Francisco Unified School District CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Novato Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,956
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Caterinas Club CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sigma Chi Chi Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority Incorporated AR Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Preservation Action Council of San Jose CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Veggielution CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Cutting Ball Theater CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Hamilton Families CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Not Impossible Foundation Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Washington University MO Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Association for Texas Advocates Inc TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 205,000
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Foundation for Regional Transit United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,300
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Innovations for Learning Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
eForHum Italy Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Partners in Education Enrichment Resourcing Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Hatch Enterprise England Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Tarpon Springs Shepherd Center Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Longmont Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
PORCH-Durham United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Spark Program Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Project Learn Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Ronald McDonald House Charities Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Sneha Charitable Trust India Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Strong City Baltimore United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Travis Manion Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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13110 records found.