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)
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 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
Animal Cancer Foundation N/A CT United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute N/A Kenya Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
SUN-DAC N/A Singapore Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pedacito del Cielo A.C. N/A Mexico Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Women's Foundation N/A Hong Kong Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 38,000
Youth Without Shelter N/A ON Canada Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A NSW Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America N/A PA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pink Ribbon Girls Inc N/A OH United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 51,684
US Lacrosse Inc N/A MD United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Living Wisdom School of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Eejot Santa Clara CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 272,534

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Orange County N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Villages of San Mateo County San Mateo Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Los Gatos Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Campbell Union High School District Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Global Oncology, Inc. N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chelmsford High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
West County Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
KickStart-International Inc San Francisco Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Universiti Malaysia Pahang N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Allen County Christmas Bureau Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
United Service Organizations Inc N/A Membership Organizations Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,452
Charity Global Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tipping Point Community San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Salvation Army N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 212,202

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Fit Kids Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 18,150
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Napa Valley Girls Fast Pitch Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
JK Grants CA Other Corporate Advised 2018 6,902
OCJ Kids AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Smile Train, Inc. DC Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra-Brea CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,537
San Francisco Foundation CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Milpitas Christian School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
City-Wide Tax Assistance Program IL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Sankara Eye Foundation USA CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Draper Community Foundation UT General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Red White & Blue Charity CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
The Children’s Course Inc OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bay Area Deputy Sheriffs Foundation Inc CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,582
Page SUM 192,121

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Orange County United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Villages of San Mateo County United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Los Gatos Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Campbell Union High School District United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Global Oncology, Inc. United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chelmsford High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
West County Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
KickStart-International Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Universiti Malaysia Pahang Malaysia Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Allen County Christmas Bureau Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
United Service Organizations Inc United States Membership Organizations Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Black Girls Code Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,452
Charity Global Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tipping Point Community United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Salvation Army United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 212,202

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13110 records found.