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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 155,254
Georgia Institute of Technology N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Seva Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Southwest Elementary School N/A KS United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Mosaic Family Services Inc N/A TX United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 9,000
Menlo-Atherton High School San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,500
India Literacy Project Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Norcal Carcinet Support Group N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Diablo Valley College Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
MW Fund Inc. N/A MA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 49,154
StartOut San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Child Foundation N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
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
Page SUM 293,858

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 155,254
Georgia Institute of Technology N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Seva Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Southwest Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Mosaic Family Services Inc N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 9,000
Menlo-Atherton High School San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,500
India Literacy Project Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Norcal Carcinet Support Group N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Diablo Valley College Foundation Contra Costa Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
MW Fund Inc. N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 49,154
StartOut San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Child Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
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
Page SUM 293,858

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Centro Presente Inc. MA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Parkinson's Institute CA Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Johns Hopkins University MD Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Oneamerica WA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc CA Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Child Trends Incorporated MD Sciences Committee Advised 2018 31,601
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. CA Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Trustees of Boston University MA Education Committee Advised 2018 500
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose CA Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Bill Wilson Center CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,027
Center for the Study of Social Policy DC Sciences Committee Advised 2018 638,344
CASA of San Mateo County CA Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
University of Nebraska Foundation NE Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 2,018
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc MA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 764,430
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Justice Committee Inc NY Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
Page SUM 1,575,804

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 155,254
Georgia Institute of Technology United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Seva Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Southwest Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Mosaic Family Services Inc United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 9,000
Menlo-Atherton High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,500
India Literacy Project United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Norcal Carcinet Support Group United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Diablo Valley College Foundation United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
MW Fund Inc. United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 49,154
StartOut United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Child Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
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
Page SUM 293,858

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13110 records found.