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)
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Dallas Hope Charitites N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Housing Endowment & Tr of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Amy Van Dyken Foundation N/A AZ United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peel District School Board N/A ON Canada Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Volunteer Center of Fairfax County Inc Marin VA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Center for Advancing Women in Technology Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 125,000
Prior Lake Rotary Foundation N/A MN United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Light From Light Inc N/A SC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Yeshiva University N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
New Covenant Community Development N/A IL United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Royal Institute of Management N/A Bhutan Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
A Womans Work Inc N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 573
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 700
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Caring Hands Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Clara Schools Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Dallas Hope Charitites N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Housing Endowment & Tr of San Mateo County San Mateo Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Amy Van Dyken Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peel District School Board N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Volunteer Center of Fairfax County Inc Marin General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Center for Advancing Women in Technology Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 125,000
Prior Lake Rotary Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Light From Light Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Yeshiva University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
New Covenant Community Development N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Royal Institute of Management N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
A Womans Work Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 573
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 700
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Caring Hands Foundation Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Clara Schools Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 290,773

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose CA Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. CA Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Centro Presente Inc. MA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,027
Center for the Study of Social Policy DC Sciences Committee Advised 2018 638,344
Bill Wilson Center CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oneamerica WA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
University of Nebraska Foundation NE Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 2,018
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc MA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 764,430
CASA of San Mateo County CA Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Justice Committee Inc NY Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. CA Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
Chinese Historical Society of America CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
Page SUM 1,724,610

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Dallas Hope Charitites United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Housing Endowment & Tr of San Mateo County United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Amy Van Dyken Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peel District School Board Canada Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Volunteer Center of Fairfax County Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Center for Advancing Women in Technology United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 125,000
Prior Lake Rotary Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Light From Light Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Yeshiva University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
New Covenant Community Development United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Royal Institute of Management Bhutan Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
A Womans Work Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 573
The Harker School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 700
Gear Alliance, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Caring Hands Foundation Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Clara Schools Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 290,773

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13110 records found.