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, and corporate 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)
The Peach Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 600
Thomas Jefferson Middle School N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Triangle Residential Options For Substance Abusers Inc N/A NC United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Families Forward N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,700
University of Maryland, Baltimore County N/A MD United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 120,000
Waypoint Adventure N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Camp Kesem National N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Jasper Ridge Farm San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Projectcsgirls N/A VA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Childrens Trust Inc N/A MA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Comic Relief Inc N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Tualatin STEAM Team N/A OR United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
University of Delaware N/A DE United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 104,000
Fullerton Interfaith Emergency Service N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Internal Audit Foundation N/A FL United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 412,300

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Peach Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2019 600
Thomas Jefferson Middle School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Triangle Residential Options For Substance Abusers Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Families Forward N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,700
University of Maryland, Baltimore County N/A Other Corporate Advised 2019 120,000
Waypoint Adventure N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Camp Kesem National N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Jasper Ridge Farm San Mateo Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Projectcsgirls N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Childrens Trust Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Comic Relief Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Tualatin STEAM Team N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
University of Delaware N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 104,000
Fullerton Interfaith Emergency Service N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Internal Audit Foundation N/A Other Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 412,300

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 -7,500
Florida International University Foundation Inc FL Education Corporate Advised 2019 99,997
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,000,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
California Institute of the Arts CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Karma Cat Rescue CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Mary's Place Seattle WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Medicine Horse Program CO Health Corporate Advised 2019 4,200
Prescott-Joseph Center for Community Enhancement Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 32,000
Tiger Woods Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
United Negro College Fund, Inc. CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
VMC Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Giving in Motion Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Appeal of Conscience Foundation NY International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Impact 2030 Inc VA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
JK Grants CA Other Corporate Advised 2019 4,952
Page SUM 1,533,649

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Peach Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 600
Thomas Jefferson Middle School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Triangle Residential Options For Substance Abusers Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Families Forward United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,700
University of Maryland, Baltimore County United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 120,000
Waypoint Adventure United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Camp Kesem National United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Jasper Ridge Farm United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Projectcsgirls United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Pyxera Global Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Childrens Trust Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Comic Relief Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Tualatin STEAM Team United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
University of Delaware United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 104,000
Fullerton Interfaith Emergency Service United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Internal Audit Foundation United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 412,300

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13280 records found.