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)
Music From Bear Valley N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,095
Kiva Microfunds San Francisco CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Carver Elementary School N/A SC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Foundation for Fort Mill Schools Inc N/A SC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mission Valley ROCP Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Care and Share Inc N/A CO United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Womens Audio Mission San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Rethreaded Inc N/A FL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 9,700
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Intermountain Area N/A UT United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 600,000
Oakland Girls Softball League Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Urban Resource Institute N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust N/A KY United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Los Gatos-Saratoga Girls Softball Association Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Camp Augusta Incorporated N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. N/A MD United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 879,545

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Mill City Grows Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
A Halozati Tudas Terjeszteseert Programiroda Alapitvany N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Year Up Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Gooru San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Global Impact N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,300
Frank L. Huff Elementary School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Kidney Cancer Association N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,712
Arkansas Athletes Outreach N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 205,000
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 62
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,801
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 11,300
Bayshore Christian Ministries San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Camp Ker-Anna N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Preeclampsia Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 1,279,675

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Maasai American Organization VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Earth Island Institute Inc CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
One Step Beyond Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
New Covenant Community Development IL Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University of Washington WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
SpaandanB CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Vietnam Veterans Workshop Inc MA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,250
Tigard-Tualatin SD 23J OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Worcester Regional Science and Engineering Fair Incorporated MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America AZ Health Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Imagine Supported Living Services CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 8,720
Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science Inc MA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Project Open Hand CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
South County Community Health Center Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Breakthrough Silicon Valley CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Shakopee Youth Football Association MN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Page SUM 525,920

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Mill City Grows Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
A Halozati Tudas Terjeszteseert Programiroda Alapitvany Hungary Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Gooru United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation United States Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Global Impact United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,300
Frank L. Huff Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Kidney Cancer Association United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,712
Arkansas Athletes Outreach United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 205,000
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 62
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay India Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,801
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 11,300
Bayshore Christian Ministries United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Camp Ker-Anna United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Preeclampsia Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 1,279,675

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13110 records found.