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)
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Loughborough University N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
New Taipei Municipal Wulai Elementary and Junior High School N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Norwich Bully-Busters N/A CT United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
PEF Israel Endowment Funds, Inc. N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,087
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Cancer 101 Inc N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana Inc N/A IN United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Dev Mission San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
St Louis Science Center Foundation N/A MO United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 7,350
United Way of the Columbia-Willamette N/A OR United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 12,388
Friends of Trees N/A OR United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Habitat for Humanity India Trust N/A India Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Westmont High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Women in Cyber Security N/A TN United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 830
National Central Library N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
PTA Minnesota Congress N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 216,655

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
CACD Capeverdean American Community Development of Rhode Isl N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Limited N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
STEM for Her Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 60,000
CuriOdyssey San Mateo Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
The Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago & Northwest Indiana N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Washington FIRST Robotics N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,075
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Year Up Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Inclusive World Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,850
International Association for Cryptologic Research N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Loughborough University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
New Taipei Municipal Wulai Elementary and Junior High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Norwich Bully-Busters N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
PEF Israel Endowment Funds, Inc. N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,087
American Association of University Women Tech Trek New Mexic N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 645,012

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Film Makers Collaborative Incorporated MA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 200,000
Girls Who Code, Inc. NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 830
Ignite CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Internet Society VA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Ace Mentor Program of America Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Mosaic Family Services Inc TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 16,035
Ruby's Place CA Health Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
San Diego MANA CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,650
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Building Impact MA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,850
St Vrain Valley Educational Foundation Inc CO Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Christian Herald Association Inc. NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Common Threads TX Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 41,754
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,767
Franklin Elementary School PTO WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Friends of Yad Sarah Inc NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 250
Watershed Management Group Inc AZ Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,025
Page SUM 415,661

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
CACD Capeverdean American Community Development of Rhode Isl United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Limited Ireland Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
STEM for Her Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 60,000
CuriOdyssey United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
The Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago & Northwest Indiana United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Washington FIRST Robotics United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,075
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Inclusive World United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,850
International Association for Cryptologic Research United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Loughborough University England Education Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
New Taipei Municipal Wulai Elementary and Junior High School Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Norwich Bully-Busters United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
PEF Israel Endowment Funds, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,087
American Association of University Women Tech Trek New Mexic United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 645,012

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13280 records found.