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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Girl Geek Academy N/A Australia Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Indiana Inc N/A IN United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Providence Foundation N/A RI United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. N/A OK United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
DeMarillac Academy San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Valley of the Sun United Way N/A AZ United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
School on Wheels Inc N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 575
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
Northern California Vipassana Center N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Preetirang Sanctruary Solano CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Meals On Wheels of Boulder Inc N/A CO United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,491
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
City Harvest Inc N/A NY United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 201,516

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
OneOC N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,250
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mary's Place Seattle N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Family Supportive Housing, Inc. Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Houston Food Bank N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Saratoga High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Syringa Mountain Charter School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Aspire P16 Collaborative N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic School N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Swinburne University of Technology N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Charitable Giving N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
International Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology Corp N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Adelante Mujeres N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
First Descents N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Childrens Miracle Network N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 185,517

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Tides Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
Silver Creek High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Mission Asset Fund CA Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
Newtown Foundation Inc. CT Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 3,750
William C. Overfelt High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 132,459
Yerba Buena High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund AZ Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Andrew P. Hill High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Central American Refugee Center Carecen NY NY Immigration Committee Advised 2018 4,000
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Evergreen Valley High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Assistance League of San Jose CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Foothill High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Sylvia Rivera Law Project Inc NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 520,064

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
OneOC United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,250
Tides Center United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mary's Place Seattle United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Family Supportive Housing, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Houston Food Bank United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Saratoga High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Syringa Mountain Charter School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Aspire P16 Collaborative United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Save the Children Federation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic School United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Aim High for High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Swinburne University of Technology Australia Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Charitable Giving England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
International Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology Corp United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Adelante Mujeres United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
First Descents United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Childrens Miracle Network United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 185,517

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13110 records found.