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)
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
DeMarillac Academy San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
ICT Academy N/A Italy Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
American Association of Medical Dosimetrists Education and N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
StartOut San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
American Online Giving Foundation N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Agastya International Foundation N/A India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Little League Baseball Inc N/A IL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 650
Cupertino High School Speech & Debate Boosters Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Tualatin STEAM Team N/A OR United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Comic Relief Inc N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Cancer Research Institute Inc N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Waldorf School Association San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Heartspring Inc N/A KS United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Washington STEM Center N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Page SUM 731,900

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
DeMarillac Academy San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
ICT Academy N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
American Association of Medical Dosimetrists Education and N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
StartOut San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
American Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Agastya International Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Little League Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 650
Cupertino High School Speech & Debate Boosters Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Tualatin STEAM Team N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Comic Relief Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Cancer Research Institute Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Waldorf School Association San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Heartspring Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Washington STEM Center N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Page SUM 731,900

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,566
Schola Cantorum Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 350
Friends of Alameda Park & Recreation Foundation Incorporated CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Sanergy, Inc. GA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
The University of Texas at Austin TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Groner K-8 School OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,450
Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust KY Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Covenant House California CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Dallas Hope Charitites TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boy Scouts of America OH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Northern California Vipassana Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Beat the Streets Providence RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 39,179
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Pacifica Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
StartOut CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Ventures WA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 418,195

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Preeclampsia Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
DeMarillac Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
ICT Academy Italy Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
American Association of Medical Dosimetrists Education and United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
StartOut United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
American Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Agastya International Foundation India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Little League Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 650
Cupertino High School Speech & Debate Boosters United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Tualatin STEAM Team United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Comic Relief Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Cancer Research Institute Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Waldorf School Association United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 654,400

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13110 records found.