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)
Georgia Food Bank Association Inc N/A GA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland Alameda Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Families Forward N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
South Bay Teen Challenge Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 18,390
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Faria Educational Enrichment Fund Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Asha for Education San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 451
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Lynbrook High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Channel Islands YMCA N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Millbrook Robotics Booster Club N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Volunteers of America Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 49,372
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,732
Page SUM 1,669,695

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Georgia Food Bank Association Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Families Forward N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
South Bay Teen Challenge Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 18,390
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Florida International University Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 99,954
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Faria Educational Enrichment Fund Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Asha for Education San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 451
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Lynbrook High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Channel Islands YMCA N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Millbrook Robotics Booster Club N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Volunteers of America Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 49,372
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 1,767,917

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Leave No Paws Behind Inc CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Scholarship America Inc MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 64,925
University of Southern California CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The Kings Academy CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Baker Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of Dayton OH Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
St Marys Food Bank Alliance AZ Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
City of San Jose CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,029
The Congregational Church in North Chelmsford MA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 422
San Francisco Food Bank CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Monterey Pony-Colt League Incorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Urban Resource Institute NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 296,126

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Florida International University Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 99,954
University College London Friends Alumni Association, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,500
Wreaths Across America United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 150
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,369
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 33,169
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Greater Phi United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,600
Playworks Education Energized United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 58,818
Florida Introduces Physical Activity and Nutrition To Youth United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Shriners Hospitals for Children United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
North Carolina Dental Society Foundation Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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
Scholarship America Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,080
Rochester Institute of Technology United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 57,541
Page SUM 605,684

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13110 records found.