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)
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Salt Lake Community Action Program N/A UT United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,373
Girls on the Run International N/A NC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Spirit of Morgan Hill Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way of Olmsted County Inc N/A MN United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,250
Direct Relief N/A CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
National Guard Association of Indiana Foundation N/A IN United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Drexel University N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Detroit 300 Conservancy N/A MI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Universite Catholique de Louvain N/A Belgium Education Corporate Advised 2018 96,000
Scholarship America Inc N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 64,925
International Buddhist Progress Society N/A NC United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
Wayfinder Family Services N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American National Red Cross Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
World Vision International N/A CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 33,169
Orlando VA Medical Center N/A FL United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 810
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Greater Phi N/A PA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,600
Page SUM 569,967

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Pajaro Valley Girls Softball League N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Redwood Credit Union Community Fund Inc Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation Contra Costa Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
George Rogers Clark Athleticboosters Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Sonairte the National Ecology Centre of Ireland N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
United Way of Massachusetts Bay Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
My Possibilities N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 113,378
Inclusion Org Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Life for Relief and Development Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
Magic Wheelchair N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Leigh High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
THINK Together Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Tempe Foundation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Habitat for Humanity of Durham, Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Detroit Association of Black Organizations N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Peach Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 208
Credit Valley Conservation Foundation N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 178,786

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,670
Colts Boys Club Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Hopewell Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 59,268
Washington University MO Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Fremont Unified School District CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Animal Cancer Foundation CT General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 49,372
California Family Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girls on the Run of Collier County Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society TN Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Cancer Society Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,292
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Christmas in the Park CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Overlake Service League WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 83,551
Saratoga Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
US Lacrosse Inc MD Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 418,103

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