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)
Girls On the Run Rhode Island N/A RI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The LIVESTRONG Foundation N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Audubon Society, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Kitchen Project N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Hilfe für krebskranke Kinder Frankfurt e.V. N/A Germany Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Abode Services Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International N/A PR United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fundacion Capital - Fundak N/A Panama Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,800
Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team United States Inc N/A DC United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
SLZGSL Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Center for Venture Education Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
University of Massachusetts Foundation, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -237
Lynbrook High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Millbrook Robotics Booster Club N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Volunteers of America Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 49,372
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,732
Page SUM 1,720,917

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,431
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation Contra Costa Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
National Inventors Hall of Fame Inc N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Impact N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,300
Boy Scouts of America N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Isha Foundation Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Tipping Point Community San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
San Benito Youth Soccer League N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Irish Youth Foundation Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Aid to Adoption of Special Kids N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Endeavor Global, Inc. N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
India Literacy Project Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boston Bruins Charitable Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Childrens Miracle Network N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 73,696
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 474,827

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The FreeBSD Foundation CO Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Refugee Transitions CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Wose Community Church of Oakland CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Livermore Diablos CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Almaden Country School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
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
Spark Program Inc IL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Association of Volunteers in International Service USA Inc MD International Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Parikrma USA Inc. FL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,963
Canary Fund CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Full Circle Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Bags of Love OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 270,213

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,431
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
National Inventors Hall of Fame Inc United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Impact United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,300
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Isha Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Tipping Point Community United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
San Benito Youth Soccer League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Irish Youth Foundation Ireland Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Aid to Adoption of Special Kids United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Endeavor Global, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
India Literacy Project United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boston Bruins Charitable Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Childrens Miracle Network United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 73,696
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 474,827

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13110 records found.