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)
Strong City Baltimore N/A MD United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Travis Manion Foundation N/A PA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Colts Boys Club Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Houston Area Womens Center Inc N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Austin Science Education Foundation N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Oregon Food Bank, Inc. N/A OR United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Compassionate Care ALS Inc N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
National Recreation & Park Association N/A VA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Math/Science Nucleus Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Colon Cancer Alliance N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
YWCA of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad Santa Clara Costa Rica Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ukraine Orphan Outreach N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
California Trout San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Virginia Tech N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
myAgro Farms Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Strong City Baltimore N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Travis Manion Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Colts Boys Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Houston Area Womens Center Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Austin Science Education Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Oregon Food Bank, Inc. N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Compassionate Care ALS Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
National Recreation & Park Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Math/Science Nucleus Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Colon Cancer Alliance N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
YWCA of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ukraine Orphan Outreach N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
California Trout San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Virginia Tech N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
myAgro Farms Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Metropolitan Family Services IL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Build Change CO Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Parents Club West Portal School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Camp Augusta Incorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Thorne Ecological Institute CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Tipping Point Community CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Bay Area Friendship Circle CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. OK Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Westmont High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Teen Kitchen Project CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Promises2Kids Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 34,828
Well Community Development Corporation OH Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 600,000
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
City of San Jose CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ft Bragg Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Strong City Baltimore United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Travis Manion Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Colts Boys Club Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Houston Area Womens Center Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Austin Science Education Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Oregon Food Bank, Inc. United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Compassionate Care ALS Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
National Recreation & Park Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Greene Scholars United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Math/Science Nucleus United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Colon Cancer Alliance United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
YWCA of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad Costa Rica Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ukraine Orphan Outreach United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
California Trout United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Virginia Tech United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
myAgro Farms United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
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13110 records found.