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)
Le Refuge N/A France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Jensen Beach Football & Cheerleading Assoc Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 39,774
International Association for Volunteer Effort N/A DC United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Operation Freedom Paws Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Baker Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A TX United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 56,000
Arunodhaya Centre for Street and Working Children N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hillsboro SD 1J N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Overlake Service League N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan N/A Malaysia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
iHub Limited N/A Kenya Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Lovin Spoonfuls Inc N/A MA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480,000
The FreeBSD Foundation N/A CO United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Jessie T. Zoller Elementary School N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 812,374

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Le Refuge N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Jensen Beach Football & Cheerleading Assoc Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 39,774
International Association for Volunteer Effort N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Operation Freedom Paws Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Baker Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 56,000
Arunodhaya Centre for Street and Working Children N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hillsboro SD 1J N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Overlake Service League N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
iHub Limited N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Lovin Spoonfuls Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480,000
The FreeBSD Foundation N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Jessie T. Zoller Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 812,374

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
William Winsor School RI Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 4,205
Casa Nueva Vida Inc MA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc NC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boulder Shelter for the Homeless Inc CO Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mills College CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Committee to Encourage Corporate Philanthropy NY General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bayshore Christian Ministries CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
We Are Family Foundation NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Mad River Girls Fastpitch Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Temple University-Of the Commonwealth System of Higher Educa PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 231,125
United Way of Olmsted County Inc MN General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,250
Foundation for the Global Compact NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center MD Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,469
Jaipur Foot Inc NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
California Trout CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 873,049

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Le Refuge France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Jensen Beach Football & Cheerleading Assoc Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 39,774
International Association for Volunteer Effort United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Operation Freedom Paws United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Baker Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 56,000
Arunodhaya Centre for Street and Working Children India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hillsboro SD 1J United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Overlake Service League United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan Malaysia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
iHub Limited Kenya Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Lovin Spoonfuls Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pyxera Global Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480,000
The FreeBSD Foundation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Jessie T. Zoller Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 812,374

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13110 records found.