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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Urban Peak N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hartford Youth Scholars Foundation Inc N/A CT United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hillsboro Community Foundation Inc N/A OR United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Latino Network N/A OR United States Immigration Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Metropolitan Education District Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Ninos y Adolescentes en Armonna A.C. N/A Mexico Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Opera San Jose Endowment Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 500
Pennsylvania State University N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 178,519
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
San Jose State University Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio N/A OH United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Special Hoop Camp Incorporated N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Doug Flutie Jr Foundation for Autism Inc N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Greensboro Montessori School N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 375
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Project SYNCERE N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 220,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,095
Page SUM 719,289

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Urban Peak N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hartford Youth Scholars Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hillsboro Community Foundation Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Latino Network N/A Immigration Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Metropolitan Education District Foundation Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Ninos y Adolescentes en Armonna A.C. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Opera San Jose Endowment Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 500
Pennsylvania State University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 178,519
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
San Jose State University Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Special Hoop Camp Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Doug Flutie Jr Foundation for Autism Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Greensboro Montessori School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 375
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Project SYNCERE N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 220,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,095
Page SUM 719,289

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare NE Religion Committee Advised 2019 2,000
DonorsChoose.org NY Education Committee Advised 2019 727
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc MA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 112,693
Notre Dame High School San Jose CA Education Committee Advised 2019 200,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. CA Environment Committee Advised 2019 60,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 150,000
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc MA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,359
CASA of San Mateo County CA Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 727
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. CA Environment Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Teachers Unite Inc. NY Education Committee Advised 2019 3,700
Newtown Foundation Inc. CT Civic Participation Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Evergreen Valley High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. CA Environment Committee Advised 2019 30,000
Oak Grove High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Center for Mindful Learning, Inc. VT Education Committee Advised 2019 100,000
CASA of San Mateo County CA Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Montalvo Association CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 4,000
Page SUM 712,406

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Urban Peak United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hartford Youth Scholars Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hillsboro Community Foundation Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Latino Network United States Immigration Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Metropolitan Education District Foundation United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Ninos y Adolescentes en Armonna A.C. Mexico Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Opera San Jose Endowment Foundation United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 500
Pennsylvania State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 178,519
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
San Jose State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Special Hoop Camp Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Doug Flutie Jr Foundation for Autism Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Greensboro Montessori School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 375
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Project SYNCERE United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Pyxera Global Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 220,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,095
Page SUM 719,289

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13280 records found.