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)
Time Heroes Foundation N/A Bulgaria General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Global Fund for Children N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
University of Illinois Foundation N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Forest Foundation N/A MT United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
MyPath San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Edward Neill Elementary School N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
100 Black Men in Chicago Inc N/A IL United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 33,635
Gallaher (Robert S.) Elementary School Alameda DE United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
California Federation of Womens Clubs Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Allston Brighton Youth Hockey Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Conservation International Foundation N/A MA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30
Federation of Ataxias of Spain (FEDAES) N/A Spain Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Springs Rescue Mission N/A CO United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Time Heroes Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Global Fund for Children N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
University of Illinois Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Forest Foundation N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
MyPath San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Edward Neill Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
100 Black Men in Chicago Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 33,635
Gallaher (Robert S.) Elementary School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
California Federation of Womens Clubs Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Allston Brighton Youth Hockey Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Conservation International Foundation N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30
Federation of Ataxias of Spain (FEDAES) N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Springs Rescue Mission N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 416,215

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13110 records found.
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
Harambe Endeavor Alliance NH Education Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Big Car Media Inc IN Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Regents of the University of Colorado CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 592,690

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Time Heroes Foundation Bulgaria General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Global Fund for Children United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
University of Illinois Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Forest Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
MyPath United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Edward Neill Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Bill Wilson Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
100 Black Men in Chicago Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 33,635
Gallaher (Robert S.) Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
California Federation of Womens Clubs United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Allston Brighton Youth Hockey Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Conservation International Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30
Federation of Ataxias of Spain (FEDAES) Spain Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Junipero Serra High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Springs Rescue Mission United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 416,215

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13110 records found.