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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Southwest Human Development N/A AZ United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Jimma University N/A Ethiopia Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,500
Challenger Middle School N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,436
Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Womens Audio Mission San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Coastside Children's Programs San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Kansas Foodbank Warehouse Inc N/A KS United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Rethreaded Inc N/A FL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 9,700
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Intermountain Area N/A UT United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 600,000
Oakland Girls Softball League Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Urban Resource Institute N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust N/A KY United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Circle Economy N/A Netherlands Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Los Gatos-Saratoga Girls Softball Association Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pragathi N/A TX United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Acumen Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Bridge House N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,231,336

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Southwest Human Development N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Jimma University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,500
Challenger Middle School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,436
Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Womens Audio Mission San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Coastside Children's Programs San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Kansas Foodbank Warehouse Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Rethreaded Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 9,700
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Intermountain Area N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 600,000
Oakland Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Urban Resource Institute N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Circle Economy N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Los Gatos-Saratoga Girls Softball Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pragathi N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Acumen Fund, Inc. N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Bridge House N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,231,336

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
HandsOn Bay Area CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
California Institute of Technology CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Los Gatos-Saratoga Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
St. Xavier High School OH Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Operation ASHA NFP IL Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Jazz at Lincoln Center Inc NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island HI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
PS 70 Max Schoenfeld NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,720
Buffalo and Erie County Public Library CO NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
City of Fremont CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,800
Ravenswood Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Challenger Middle School CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,436
Shriners Hospitals for Children CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 12,680
Kids of Kathmandu Inc NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc NC Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 37,500
Iridescent CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 140,000
Ruling Our Experiences Inc OH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 133,000
Friends of Materials for the Arts Inc NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 454,486

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