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)
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
JK Grants N/A CA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 7,333
Per Scholas Inc N/A NY United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 9,100
Thomas Jefferson University N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Poland Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A IL United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Better Angels Society Inc N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Iowa State University Foundation N/A IA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Junior Rover Wrestling Club Inc N/A PA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 309,529
Child Creativity Lab Inc N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science Inc N/A MA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Burundi Friends International N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Heart Association Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore, Inc. Alameda CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 1,007,562

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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 500,000
JK Grants N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 7,333
Per Scholas Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 9,100
Thomas Jefferson University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Better Angels Society Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Iowa State University Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Junior Rover Wrestling Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 309,529
Child Creativity Lab Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science Inc N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Burundi Friends International N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Heart Association Inc Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore, Inc. Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 1,007,562

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust KY Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Covenant House California CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Wose Community Church of Oakland CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Sunnyvale Community Services CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Heart for the City AZ Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,931
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,105
Save the Children Federation Inc CT International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Sunnyvale Community Services CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
City of King CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Out In Tech Inc NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University College London Friends Alumni Association, Inc. DE Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
No Excuses Unlimited CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Birchwood Middle School RI Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
JK Grants CA Other Corporate Advised 2018 7,566
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement IL Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Massachusetts State Science & Engineering Fair Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 171,602

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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 500,000
JK Grants United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 7,333
Per Scholas Inc United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 9,100
Thomas Jefferson University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Information Technology and Management Poland Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Better Angels Society Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Iowa State University Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Junior Rover Wrestling Club Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 309,529
Child Creativity Lab Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science Inc United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Burundi Friends International United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 1,007,562

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13110 records found.