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)
India Literacy Project Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Wreaths Across America N/A ME United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Proyecto Universidad Empresa N/A Spain Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
No Excuses Unlimited N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A CO United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,452
Charity Global Inc N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Salvation Army N/A ID United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Big Table N/A WA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
David Andrew Pooh Maddan Foundation N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 -45,000
Groner K-8 School N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,450
Tigard-Tualatin SD 23J N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,750
Page SUM 27,427

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
India Literacy Project Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Wreaths Across America N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Proyecto Universidad Empresa N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
No Excuses Unlimited N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
United Way of Northern California N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
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
The Big Table N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
David Andrew Pooh Maddan Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 -45,000
Groner K-8 School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,450
Tigard-Tualatin SD 23J N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,750
Page SUM 27,427

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United Cerebral Palsy Seguin of Greater Chicago IL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Triton Tech 6072 CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Brigham Young University UT Education Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
Liberty PTO WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Crystal Cove Conservancy CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Prestonwood Caring People Network TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Carmel Community Girls Softball Incorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The San Bruno Girls Softball League Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
George W. Bush Foundation TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
William Marsh Rice University TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 -1,772
Meals on Wheels America VA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 13,368
Direct Relief CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Parker School PTO Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
College of William and Mary VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Forest Hill Church NC Religion Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
United Way of the Columbia-Willamette OR General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,700
Page SUM 110,646

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
India Literacy Project United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Wreaths Across America United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Proyecto Universidad Empresa Spain Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
No Excuses Unlimited United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
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
The Big Table United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Christmas in the Park United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
David Andrew Pooh Maddan Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 -45,000
Groner K-8 School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,450
Tigard-Tualatin SD 23J United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
HandsOn Bay Area United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,750
Page SUM 27,427

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13110 records found.