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)
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
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Compassionate Care ALS Inc N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
National Recreation & Park Association N/A VA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Math/Science Nucleus Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 9,143
Ternopil Ivan Puluj National Technical University N/A Ukraine Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Stichting VU N/A Netherlands Education Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Page SUM 340,513

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Council for Economic Education N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 315,910
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,931
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,233
Fremont Unified School District Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Beat the Streets Providence N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 81,000
Friends of National Guard Families N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
PENCIL INC N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Seattle University N/A Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Committee to Encourage Corporate Philanthropy N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Iridescent N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 140,000
Redwood City Girls Softball League San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Exploratorium San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Inn Between of Longmont Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Drueding Center N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Starting Arts Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,650
PS 70 Max Schoenfeld N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Valley Alliance of Mentors for Opportunities and Scholarship N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 643,974

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Hope Center for Kids NE Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mission Valley ROCP CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 82,811
Best Buddies International, Inc. FL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment Inc MA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Idaho Youth Ranch Inc ID Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Womens Audio Mission CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Duke University NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 61,212
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Cat Adoption Team OR Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
South San Jose Softball CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana Inc IN Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
CSUSB Philanthropic Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Attention Inc. CO Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Home of Hope, Inc. CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Page SUM 388,473

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Council for Economic Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 315,910
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,931
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,233
Fremont Unified School District United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Beat the Streets Providence United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 81,000
Friends of National Guard Families United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
PENCIL INC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Seattle University United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Committee to Encourage Corporate Philanthropy United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Iridescent United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 140,000
Redwood City Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Exploratorium United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Inn Between of Longmont Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Drueding Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Starting Arts Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,650
PS 70 Max Schoenfeld United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Valley Alliance of Mentors for Opportunities and Scholarship United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 643,974

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13110 records found.