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)
Unioto Elementary School N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Animal Cancer Foundation N/A CT United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute N/A Kenya Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
SUN-DAC N/A Singapore Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pedacito del Cielo A.C. N/A Mexico Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Women's Foundation N/A Hong Kong Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 38,000
Youth Without Shelter N/A ON Canada Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A NSW Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America N/A PA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pink Ribbon Girls Inc N/A OH United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Flemington Area Food Pantry Inc N/A NJ United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
George W. Bush Foundation N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana Inc N/A IN United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Life for Relief and Development Inc N/A MI United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 18,820
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Page SUM 247,970

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Rochester Institute of Technology N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 57,541
Project Home N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 57,200
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 140,000
Singapore Children's Society N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
Habitat for Humanity International N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Information and Communications Technology Council of Canada N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Friends of the Ada County District Library Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Be Like Brit Foundation Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Food Recovery Network Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 422
Tigard-Tualatin SD 23J N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 49,154
Child Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 54,000
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
City Year, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
Sankara Eye Foundation USA Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 567,517

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Wreaths Across America ME Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
First Resort CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Catholic Charities of Central Colorado Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,750
Code.org WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Worcester Regional Science and Engineering Fair Incorporated MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Hagar Services Coalition Incorporated CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of National Guard Families MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Bill Wilson Center CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Citizen Schools Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco AIDS Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,053
Detroit Association of Black Organizations MI Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 270,326
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 51,684
Booksin Elementary School Community Association CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Supportive Housing, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Boomer Esiason Foundation NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Dallas Hope Charitites TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 442,830

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