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)
Johns Hopkins University N/A MD United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 325
ASEAN Foundation N/A Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The Lowell General Hospital N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
ASRT Foundation N/A NM United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 111,270
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
My Good Deed N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,200
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
PowerMyLearning Inc N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
Sonoma Valley Girls Softball Association N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 154,014
Cherie Blair Foundation For Women N/A England Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Wickham Elementary School N/A IA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Putnam County Humane Society Inc N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 200
Plan International USA N/A RI United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kansas Foodbank Warehouse Inc N/A KS United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Down Syndrome Ireland Alameda Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Page SUM 542,109

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Youngstown State University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Leap Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Johns Hopkins University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 325
ASEAN Foundation N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The Lowell General Hospital N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
ASRT Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 111,270
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
My Good Deed N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,200
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
PowerMyLearning Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
Sonoma Valley Girls Softball Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 154,014
Cherie Blair Foundation For Women N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Wickham Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 738,409

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Preetirang Sanctruary CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Invest in Girls Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Gideon Pond Elementary School MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Safechild NC Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
The Lowell General Hospital MA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Learning Lab Inc ID Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Capistrano Valley High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mississippi Community College Board MS Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Narika CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Diablo Valley College Foundation CA Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
Centennial State Ballet CO Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Achievement Center for Children OH Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Spirit of Morgan Hill CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Institute for the Advancement of Education in Jaffa Inc NY Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Khan Academy Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 148,000

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Johns Hopkins University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 325
ASEAN Foundation Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Save the Children Federation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The Lowell General Hospital United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
ASRT Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Pyxera Global Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 111,270
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
My Good Deed United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,200
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
PowerMyLearning Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
HandsOn Bay Area United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
Sonoma Valley Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 154,014
Cherie Blair Foundation For Women England Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Wickham Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Putnam County Humane Society Inc United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 200
Plan International USA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kansas Foodbank Warehouse Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Down Syndrome Ireland Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Page SUM 542,109

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13110 records found.