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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way of Olmsted County Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,250
Pyxera Global, Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 167,040
O'Neill Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Direct Relief N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
National Guard Association of Indiana Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Drexel University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Detroit 300 Conservancy N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Nordstrom Home & School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 410
Universite Catholique de Louvain N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 96,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Scholarship America Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 64,925
Wayfinder Family Services N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Orlando VA Medical Center N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 810
Windsor Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of Mauritius N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Smile Train, Inc. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 686,185

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,957
Alameda International Junior/Senior High School CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Fishing Academy Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
National Math and Science Initiative Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Family Service Center at Houston and Harris County TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Hopewell Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 59,268
Christmas in the Park CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Global Philadelphia Association Inc PA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,909
Endeavor Global, Inc. NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
McCarthy Middle School PTO Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Exploratorium CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 339,434

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