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)
City of Fremont Alameda CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,800
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,520
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
South Bay Islamic Association Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose State University Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hire Heroes USA N/A GA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Car Media Inc N/A IN United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Branham Hills Girls Softball Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Chamberlains Children Center Inc N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,258
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 192,093
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
JDRF International N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Maysville Elementary School N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Georgia Food Bank Association Inc N/A GA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland Alameda Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
City of Fremont Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,800
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,520
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
South Bay Islamic Association Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose State University Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hire Heroes USA N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Car Media Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Branham Hills Girls Softball Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Chamberlains Children Center Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,258
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 192,093
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
JDRF International N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Maysville Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Georgia Food Bank Association Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Palo Alto Partners in Education CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Resource Area For Teaching CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Camp Ker-Anna RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Summer Search CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
JA Worldwide Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Children at Risk Inc TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Leave No Paws Behind Inc CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Scholarship America Inc MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 64,925
University of Southern California CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The Kings Academy CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Dayton OH Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girls Who Code, Inc. NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
One Mission Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 61,735
Global Relationships Arts Culture and Education CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
VMC Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County NC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Page SUM 319,860

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
South Bay Islamic Association United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Community Seva Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hire Heroes USA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Car Media Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Branham Hills Girls Softball United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Chamberlains Children Center Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,258
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 192,093
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
JDRF International United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Maysville Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Georgia Food Bank Association Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Families Forward United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
South Bay Teen Challenge United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 18,390
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 297,941

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13110 records found.