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)
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
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
Families Forward N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
South Bay Teen Challenge Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 18,390
Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team United States Inc N/A DC United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Art and Craft 4 All Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -250
SLZGSL Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of Massachusetts Foundation, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -237
Veterans Squaring Away Veterans N/A CO United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
National Chiao Tung University N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Code.org N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lynbrook High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Channel Islands YMCA N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Millbrook Robotics Booster Club N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 295,754

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
National Nature Trust N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
Chicago Horticultural Society N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 250
Tebah USA N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Children at Risk Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Asha for Education San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Bal Raksha Bharat N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mills College Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
AIESEC Italia N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Seva Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Global Impact N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,500
Huntington's Disease Society of America Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Benicia Girls Softball Association Solano Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 13,368
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,650
Denver Rescue Mission N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
Homeboy Industries N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
The Congregational Church in North Chelmsford N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 239,693

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Gardner Family Health Network Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Interfaith Sanctuary Housing Services Inc ID Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Texas Foundation TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 56,500
Wild Salmon Center OR Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Thomas Jefferson University PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Refugee Transitions CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Livermore Diablos CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,200
Living Wisdom School of Palo Alto CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Dartmouth Home & School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Almaden Country School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
The Launchcode Foundation MO Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
We Are Family Foundation NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Jensen Beach Football & Cheerleading Assoc Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Unbound KS Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 350
Community Cycles CO Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 329,050

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
National Nature Trust South Korea Environment Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
Chicago Horticultural Society United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 250
Tebah USA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Children at Risk Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Asha for Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Bal Raksha Bharat India Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mills College United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
AIESEC Italia Italy Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Seva Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Global Impact United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,500
Huntington's Disease Society of America Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Benicia Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 13,368
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,650
Denver Rescue Mission United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
Homeboy Industries United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
The Congregational Church in North Chelmsford United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 239,693

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13110 records found.