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)
Puede Network N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation N/A Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Billy DeFrank Lesbian & Gay Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Building Impact N/A MA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,850
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 282
SKETCH Working Arts for Street Involved and Homeless Youth N/A Canada Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
City of Oaks Foundation Inc N/A NC United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
The San Jose Sports Authority Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 260
Four Block Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Valley Churches United N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 500
Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
North Carolina A&T State University N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 77,600
Ocean Institute N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Portland Community College Foundation Inc N/A OR United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Prior Lake Rotary Foundation N/A MN United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,700
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Page SUM 299,692

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
JM Rapport School for Career Development N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,100
Minds Matter N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
Morley Stanwood Community Schools N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Okizu Foundation Marin Health Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Pearl Elegance Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Association of University Women N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
City Year, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 52,500
Tigard-Tualatin SD 23J N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
FoodShare Toronto N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 3,625
Friends of the Urban Forests San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Hollenbeck Police Activities League N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
OCJ Kids N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
PTA Georgia Congress N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 26,233
Baltimore Child First Authority Inc. MD Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Boston Cares Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 11,250
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
VMC Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Giving in Motion Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Impact 2030 Inc VA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
JK Grants CA Other Corporate Advised 2019 4,952
Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana de San Jose In CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Blue Rose Compass, Inc. NY Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Second Harvest of Silicon Valley CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Coding Tomorrow Initiative CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
United Cerebral Palsy Association of Orange County Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Fight for Life Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
HandsOn Bay Area CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 9,480
Page SUM 223,915

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
JM Rapport School for Career Development United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,100
Minds Matter United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
Morley Stanwood Community Schools United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Okizu Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Pearl Elegance Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Association of University Women United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 52,500
Tigard-Tualatin SD 23J United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
FoodShare Toronto Canada Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 3,625
Friends of the Urban Forests United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Hollenbeck Police Activities League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
OCJ Kids United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
PTA Georgia Congress United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 165,525

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13280 records found.