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)
Union for International Cancer Control N/A Switzerland Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Hudson Valley Inc N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Communities In Schools, Inc. N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Junior Achievement Spain N/A Spain Education Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners San Francisco CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Shakopee Youth Football Association N/A MN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Sanergy, Inc. N/A GA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,020
Beyond The Spectrum Inc N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
International Association for Volunteer Effort N/A DC United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 57,737
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
B.G. Negev Technologies and Applications Ltd. N/A Israel Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Blue Engine Inc N/A NY United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 63,000
Barringer Academy of S.T.E.A.M. Alameda NJ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Sequoia Adult School Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Utah Food Bank N/A UT United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Atlas Service Corps Inc N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Four Block Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Nelson Mandela University N/A South Africa Education Corporate Advised 2018 8,600
Page SUM 570,807

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Union for International Cancer Control N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Hudson Valley Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Communities In Schools, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Junior Achievement Spain N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners San Francisco Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Shakopee Youth Football Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Sanergy, Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,020
Beyond The Spectrum Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
International Association for Volunteer Effort N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 57,737
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
B.G. Negev Technologies and Applications Ltd. N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Blue Engine Inc N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 63,000
Barringer Academy of S.T.E.A.M. Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Sequoia Adult School Scholars Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Utah Food Bank N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Atlas Service Corps Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Four Block Foundation Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Nelson Mandela University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 8,600
Page SUM 570,807

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The SAMFund MA Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Fremont Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Kids At Hope AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Lewis & Clark College OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 220
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 -45,000
Rainbow Village Inc GA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 436
Vilcap, Inc. DC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 450,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 35,089
US Lacrosse Inc MD Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 9,143
Cancer Research Institute Inc NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Georgia Institute of Technology GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -512
Community Seva Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Page SUM 521,126

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Lynbrook High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Millbrook Robotics Booster Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Volunteers of America Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University of Florida United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Ty Louis Campbell Foundation Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 49,372
Bill Wilson Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,732
Summerwind School of Math and Science United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Give2Asia United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 53,325
Performing Arts Weber United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
SEMI Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Solar Fire Concentration Oy Finland Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 65,766
Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco United States Arts and Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,746,945

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13110 records found.