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)
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc N/A CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Novaworks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Community Radio for Northern Colorado N/A CO United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
International Buddhist Progress Society N/A NC United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,582
Downtown Oklahoma City Initiatives, Inc. N/A OK United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Tracys Kids Inc N/A MD United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Child Foundation N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Indian Institute of Science N/A India Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
RBK For Training N/A Jordan Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 78,000
Operation Care and Comfort Solano CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Gideon Pond Elementary School N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Black Stone Valley Advocacy Center N/A RI United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc N/A Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Novaworks Foundation Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Community Radio for Northern Colorado N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
International Buddhist Progress Society N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,582
Downtown Oklahoma City Initiatives, Inc. N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Tracys Kids Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Child Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Indian Institute of Science N/A Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
RBK For Training N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 78,000
Operation Care and Comfort Solano Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Gideon Pond Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Black Stone Valley Advocacy Center N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 377,772

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 37,794
Volunteer Center of Fairfax County Inc VA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation OH Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Housing and Economic Rights Advocates CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Anti Bully Squad A NJ Nonprofit Corporation NJ Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
JK Grants CA Other Corporate Advised 2018 7,333
My Possibilities TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 135,500
Mass Design Group MA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Lowell Jr. High Football Association Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 81,800
MW Fund Inc. MA Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
826 Valencia CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Curry Senior Center CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation CA Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Gals of Cabrillo College CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Hopewell Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
KickStart-International Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
The Malden Young Mens Christian Association MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Colon Cancer Alliance DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 471,627

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Novaworks Foundation United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Community Radio for Northern Colorado United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
International Buddhist Progress Society United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,582
Downtown Oklahoma City Initiatives, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Tracys Kids Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Child Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Indian Institute of Science India Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
RBK For Training Jordan Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 78,000
Operation Care and Comfort United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Gideon Pond Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Black Stone Valley Advocacy Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 377,772

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13110 records found.