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)
Millbrook Robotics Booster Club N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Volunteers of America Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 49,372
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,732
Summerwind School of Math and Science N/A ID United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Give2Asia San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 53,325
Performing Arts Weber N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
SEMI Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Solar Fire Concentration Oy N/A Finland Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc N/A CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 65,766
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Arts and Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 70,612
City of Gonzales N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 1,815,307

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Millbrook Robotics Booster Club N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Volunteers of America Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 49,372
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,732
Summerwind School of Math and Science N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Give2Asia San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 53,325
Performing Arts Weber N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
SEMI Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Solar Fire Concentration Oy N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 65,766
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco Arts and Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 70,612
City of Gonzales N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 1,815,307

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 192,093
Inn Between of Longmont Inc CO Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
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
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Small Champions Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Olimpico Learning CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Radio for Northern Colorado CO Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Cancer Society Inc AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Animal Haven Inc. NY Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Strong City Baltimore MD Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 36,429
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc AR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Saratoga Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
PS 373 NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. NY Environment Corporate Advised 2018 81,000
Arts Council of New Orleans LA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Immediate Life, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 519,122

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Millbrook Robotics Booster Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Volunteers of America Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 49,372
Bill Wilson Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,732
Summerwind School of Math and Science United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Give2Asia United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 53,325
Performing Arts Weber United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
SEMI Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Solar Fire Concentration Oy Finland Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 65,766
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco United States Arts and Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 70,612
City of Gonzales United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 1,815,307

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13110 records found.