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)
Birchwood Middle School N/A RI United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Year Up Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A MI United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Foundation for Tigard Tualatin Schools N/A OR United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Uptown Tenderloin Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Universitas Widyatama N/A Indonesia Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,000
Give Something Back to Berlin N/A Germany Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
West Virginia Univ Foundation Inc N/A WV United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 98,853
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Student Veterans of America N/A DC United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 135,000
Fairfax Releaf Marin VA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
North Monterey County Youth Softball Association N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
JK Grants N/A CA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 6,902
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
India Vision Foundation N/A India Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pioneer High School Robotics Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Stanly Community College N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,500
United Way Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 447,005

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,582
Downtown Oklahoma City Initiatives, Inc. N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Tracys Kids Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
ERICA Industry University Cooperation Foundation - Hanyang U N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Indian Institute of Science N/A Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
American Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 309,529
RBK For Training N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 78,000
Operation Care and Comfort Solano Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
University of Minnesota Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Branham High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
His Mansion Ministries Inc N/A Corporate Advised 2018 500
International Association for Cryptologic Research N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Helen Keller Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Jako Doma N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bob Hayes Invitational Track Meet Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 951,811

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Computer History Museum CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Jesuit High School OR Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Little League Baseball Inc IL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 650
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 23,900
Springfield City School District OH Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Humane Society of the United States DC Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
Silicon Valley Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
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
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 11,300
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra-Brea CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Wild Plum Center for Young Children and Families Inc CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
City-Wide Tax Assistance Program IL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Draper Community Foundation UT General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 238,752

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,582
Downtown Oklahoma City Initiatives, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Tracys Kids Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
ERICA Industry University Cooperation Foundation - Hanyang U South Korea Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Indian Institute of Science India Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
American Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 309,529
RBK For Training Jordan Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 78,000
Operation Care and Comfort United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
University of Minnesota Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Branham High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
His Mansion Ministries Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 500
International Association for Cryptologic Research United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Helen Keller Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Jako Doma Czech Republic Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bob Hayes Invitational Track Meet Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 951,811

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13110 records found.