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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
National Trades Union Congress - U Care Fund N/A Singapore Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 112,104
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 22,000
National Council of Social Service N/A Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Ruskin Elementary School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 230
Science Gurus Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 31,000
Girls Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Beach Elementary School N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 400
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Educate Together Alameda Ireland Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Wears Valley Ranch, Inc. N/A TN United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Heart Association Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Kidney Cancer Association N/A OR United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 422
Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (GTE) LTD N/A Sri Lanka Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Mass Design Group N/A MA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Page SUM 921,406

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Oregon Childrens Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Summer Search San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Communities in Schools of Wake County N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
American Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,537
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
St. Bernard Project, Inc. N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
United Way of Northern California N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Global Impact N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 146,000
John B. Riebli Elementary School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Watts of Love N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Cowan Community Action Group Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Impact 2030 Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,176
University of Wisconsin Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
University of Texas Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 56,500
Meals on Wheels of San Francisco Inc San Francisco Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 563,213

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Centro Presente Inc. MA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Parkinson's Institute CA Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Child Trends Incorporated MD Sciences Committee Advised 2018 31,601
Johns Hopkins University MD Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Oneamerica WA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc CA Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose CA Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. CA Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Trustees of Boston University MA Education Committee Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,027
Center for the Study of Social Policy DC Sciences Committee Advised 2018 638,344
Bill Wilson Center CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
University of Nebraska Foundation NE Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 2,018
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc MA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 764,430
CASA of San Mateo County CA Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
Page SUM 1,572,965

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Oregon Childrens Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Summer Search United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Communities in Schools of Wake County United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
American Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,537
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
St. Bernard Project, Inc. United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Global Impact United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 146,000
John B. Riebli Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Watts of Love United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Cowan Community Action Group Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Impact 2030 Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Downtown Streets Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,176
University of Wisconsin Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
University of Texas Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 56,500
Meals on Wheels of San Francisco Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 563,213

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13110 records found.