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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Time Heroes Foundation N/A Bulgaria General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Global Fund for Children N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
India Literacy Project Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
100 Black Men in Chicago Inc N/A IL United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 33,635
The Parish of St. Elisabeth's Church N/A United Kingdom Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Poland Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Colorado Education Initiative N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry N/A OR United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fundacion Omar Dengo Santa Clara Costa Rica Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
ADIE Fund N/A France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Court Appointed Special Advocates of San Benito County Inc N/A CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Los Gatos Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
YWCA of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Harambe Endeavor Alliance Contra Costa NH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Shanti Bhavan Childrens Project N/A NJ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Veggielution Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mass Design Group N/A MA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Page SUM 829,885

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc N/A Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Novaworks Foundation Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Community Radio for Northern Colorado N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,582
Downtown Oklahoma City Initiatives, Inc. N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Tracys Kids Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Indian Institute of Science N/A Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
RBK For Training N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 78,000
Operation Care and Comfort Solano Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Veterans Squaring Away Veterans N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Chiao Tung University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Code.org N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 592,682

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation CA Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Centro Presente Inc. MA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Parkinson's Institute CA Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Johns Hopkins University MD Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Oneamerica WA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc CA Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Child Trends Incorporated MD Sciences Committee Advised 2018 31,601
Page SUM 45,101

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Novaworks Foundation United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Community Radio for Northern Colorado United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,582
Downtown Oklahoma City Initiatives, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Tracys Kids Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Indian Institute of Science India Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
RBK For Training Jordan Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 78,000
Operation Care and Comfort United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Veterans Squaring Away Veterans United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Gear Alliance, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Chiao Tung University Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Code.org United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 592,682

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13110 records found.