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)
Windsor Girls Softball League Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of Mauritius N/A Mauritius Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Lesbian Gay Freedom Day Parade & Celeb Committ San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boston Cares Inc N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Be Like Brit Foundation Inc N/A MA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho N/A ID United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Pieta House N/A Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,230
Friends of the World Food Program Inc. N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A NH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Children’s Course Inc N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Kids of Kathmandu Inc N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Pop Warner Little Scholars Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gals of Cabrillo College N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Team Rubicon N/A CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Milpitas Christian School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
South San Jose Softball Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Child Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 54,000
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
City Year, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
Food Bank of the Rockies N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Playing at Learning Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 154,014
Cherie Blair Foundation For Women N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Fondation Université de Strasbourg N/A Corporate Advised 2018 125,810
A New Direction Beverly Morgan Park N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
WorldSkills International N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 83,786
Pyxera Global Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480,000
San Carlos Educational Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
TechBridge Inc. N/A Nonprofit/Philanthropy Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Nubian Vault Association N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Team Type 1 Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,152,467

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Edward Neill Elementary School MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement IL Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Friends of Youth WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
JK Grants CA Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,486
Build Change CO Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Christmas in the Park CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science Inc MA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 6,100
Scholarship America Inc MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
Techbridge Girls CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Safe & Sound the Corporation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
International Buddhist Progress Society NC Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
Georgia Institute of Technology GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Channel Islands YMCA CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Bayshore Christian Ministries CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,095
Greene Scholars CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Cutting Ball Theater CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
TrueChild Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 1,806,671

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Windsor Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of Mauritius Mauritius Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Lesbian Gay Freedom Day Parade & Celeb Committ United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boston Cares Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Be Like Brit Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Pieta House Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,230
Friends of the World Food Program Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Saratoga Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Children’s Course Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Kids of Kathmandu Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Pop Warner Little Scholars Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gals of Cabrillo College United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Team Rubicon United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 247,480

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13110 records found.