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)
Literacy Pittsburgh N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
National Inventors Hall of Fame Inc N/A OH United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 9,500
New York Institute of Technology N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 24,228
One Mission Inc N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 21,280
Behindertenkonferenz Kanton Zurich N/A Switzerland Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,050
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 600
Boys Club of Wake County Inc N/A NC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Social Enterprise Greenhouse N/A RI United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
CHIME Healthcare Innovation Trust N/A MI United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Steindorf STEAM K-8 Magnet School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 250
Sunnyvale Singers Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 240
The Tiny Tim Center, Inc. N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
University of Deusto N/A Spain Education Corporate Advised 2019 21,000
Girl Scouts of Central Texas Inc N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,425
Very Large Data Bases N/A CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
In4All N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
International Association for Cryptologic Research N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Joblinge N/A Germany Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 55,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Literacy Pittsburgh N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
National Inventors Hall of Fame Inc N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 9,500
New York Institute of Technology N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 24,228
One Mission Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 21,280
Behindertenkonferenz Kanton Zurich N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,050
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 600
Boys Club of Wake County Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Social Enterprise Greenhouse N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
CHIME Healthcare Innovation Trust N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Steindorf STEAM K-8 Magnet School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 250
Sunnyvale Singers Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 240
The Tiny Tim Center, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
University of Deusto N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 21,000
Girl Scouts of Central Texas Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,425
Very Large Data Bases N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
In4All N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
International Association for Cryptologic Research N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Joblinge N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 55,000
Page SUM 303,773

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Live Oak Adult Day Services CA Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford CA Health Corporate Advised 2019 3,333
Band Together NC Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Sequoia High School Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 250
City of Oaks Foundation Inc NC Environment Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Women and Childrens Horizons Inc WI Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
WorldWideWomen Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Ivy Rose Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
JK Grants CA Other Corporate Advised 2019 2,295
Lafayette Partners in Education CA Other Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
New Community Church CA Religion Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Asn CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Durham County NC Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 119,815
Arizona Humane Society AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Girls Who Code, Inc. NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 830
Ignite CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Literacy Pittsburgh United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
National Inventors Hall of Fame Inc United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 9,500
New York Institute of Technology United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 24,228
One Mission Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Pyxera Global Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 21,280
Behindertenkonferenz Kanton Zurich Switzerland Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,050
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 600
Boys Club of Wake County Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Social Enterprise Greenhouse United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
CHIME Healthcare Innovation Trust United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Steindorf STEAM K-8 Magnet School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 250
Sunnyvale Singers United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 240
The Tiny Tim Center, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
University of Deusto Spain Education Corporate Advised 2019 21,000
Girl Scouts of Central Texas Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,425
Very Large Data Bases United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
In4All United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
International Association for Cryptologic Research United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Joblinge Germany Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 55,000
Page SUM 303,773

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13280 records found.