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)
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Cat Town Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
India Literacy Project Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,650
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American National Red Cross Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Fremont Education Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 4,100
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Page SUM 161,900

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Cat Town Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
India Literacy Project Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,650
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American National Red Cross Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Fremont Education Foundation Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 4,100
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Page SUM 161,900

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,210
Kiwanis Club of Los Altos Foundation CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Playing at Learning CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 31,000
A Woman's Work, Inc. CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300
Friends of Peak To Peak Inc CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
O'Neill Elementary School NE Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Hellenic Initative Inc NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Seaside Pony Baseball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
FFWD CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Price Charter Middle School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
California Federation of Womens Clubs CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Council of Greater Dallas TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center OR Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Little League Baseball Inc CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Achievement Institute of Scientific Studies CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Indiana University IN Education Corporate Advised 2018 32,258
Services for Brain Injury CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
California Alliance of African American Educators CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 180,968

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 110,000
City of King United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
FFWD United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,003
Rochester Institute of Technology United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 57,541
Hustle Sports United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Spain Education Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,208
Ladies Learning Code Inc. Canada Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
C. B. Eaton Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Midnight Golf Program United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Union for International Cancer Control Switzerland Health Corporate Advised 2018 53,850
Camp Augusta Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Young Adult Alliance United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tides Center United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 37,500
Page SUM 426,202

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13110 records found.