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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Greene Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girls on the Run International N/A NC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Spirit of Morgan Hill Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Project HIRED Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Simprints N/A England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
MathAndCoding Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
United Way of Olmsted County Inc N/A MN United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,250
St Marys Food Bank Alliance N/A AZ United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
Unioto Elementary School N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Direct Relief N/A CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
National Guard Association of Indiana Foundation N/A IN United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Drexel University N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Detroit 300 Conservancy N/A MI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Universite Catholique de Louvain N/A Belgium Education Corporate Advised 2018 96,000
Scholarship America Inc N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 64,925
Wayfinder Family Services N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 592,592

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Greene Scholars Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girls on the Run International N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Spirit of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Project HIRED Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Simprints N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
MathAndCoding Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
United Way of Olmsted County Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,250
St Marys Food Bank Alliance N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
Unioto Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Direct Relief N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
National Guard Association of Indiana Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Drexel University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Detroit 300 Conservancy N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Universite Catholique de Louvain N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 96,000
Scholarship America Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 64,925
Wayfinder Family Services N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 592,592

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
International Rescue Committee, Inc. UT International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Community Services Agency CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Nueva School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 192,093
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Inn Between of Longmont Inc CO Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,957
National Recreation & Park Association VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Breaking Ground Housing Development Fund Corporation NY Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
National Math and Science Initiative Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Family Service Center at Houston and Harris County TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Christmas in the Park CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Global Philadelphia Association Inc PA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,909
Endeavor Global, Inc. NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 585,059

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Greene Scholars United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girls on the Run International United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Spirit of Morgan Hill United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Services Agency United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Project HIRED United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Simprints England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
MathAndCoding United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
United Way of Olmsted County Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,250
St Marys Food Bank Alliance United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
Unioto Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Direct Relief United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
National Guard Association of Indiana Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Drexel University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Detroit 300 Conservancy United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Universite Catholique de Louvain Belgium Education Corporate Advised 2018 96,000
Scholarship America Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 64,925
Wayfinder Family Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 592,592

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13110 records found.