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

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Notre Dame High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy DC Sciences Committee Advised 2018 430,540
LifeMoves CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen CA Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation CA Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Centro Presente Inc. MA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Parkinson's Institute CA Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Johns Hopkins University MD Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Oneamerica WA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc CA Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Child Trends Incorporated MD Sciences Committee Advised 2018 31,601
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. CA Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Trustees of Boston University MA Education Committee Advised 2018 500
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose CA Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Bill Wilson Center CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 703,641

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Girl Geek Academy Australia Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Indiana Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Providence Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
DeMarillac Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Valley of the Sun United Way United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
School on Wheels Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 575
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
Northern California Vipassana Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Preetirang Sanctruary United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Meals On Wheels of Boulder Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,491
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
City Harvest Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 201,516

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13110 records found.