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)
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Little League Baseball Inc N/A IL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 650
Innovations for Learning Inc N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Modesto Girls Softball League N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 36,429
Caring Choices Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Indiana University N/A IN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 91,987
Salute Military Golf Association Inc Contra Costa MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,025
Orange County Community Housing Corp N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys Town of Italy N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
West Angeles Community Development Corporation N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
VMC Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Comp-U-Dopt N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Ataxia Telangiectasia Children's Project Inc N/A FL United States Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 400
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,431
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
National Inventors Hall of Fame Inc N/A OH United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 338,572

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Heartspring Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Washington STEM Center N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Asha for Education San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,785
Jazz at Lincoln Center Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
KIPP Comienza Community Prep N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Edgewood Community Support Center Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Technical University of Kosice N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Hofstra University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Musicians on Call Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Lower East Side Girls Club N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Entertainment Industry Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Paws Helping People, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
City Year, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 388,535

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Workshop Houston TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Wichita Childrens Home KS Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,966
Pleasanton Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,841
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Indiana University IN Education Corporate Advised 2018 91,987
Allston Brighton Youth Hockey Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation Inc PA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rocking Horse Childrens Health Center OH Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Camas Robotics Booster Club WA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. MD Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Code for Fun CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
North Atlanta Dance Theatre Inc GA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team United States Inc DC Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Ecumenical Hunger Program CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Love Inc of Greater Hillsboro OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Archbishop Mitty High School CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 707,644

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Heartspring Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Washington STEM Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Asha for Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,785
Jazz at Lincoln Center Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
KIPP Comienza Community Prep United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Edgewood Community Support Center Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Technical University of Kosice Slovakia Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Hofstra University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Musicians on Call Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Tipping Point Community United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Lower East Side Girls Club United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Entertainment Industry Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Paws Helping People, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 388,535

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13110 records found.