Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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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)
Young Mens Christian Association of Orange County N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Villages of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Oncology, Inc. N/A MA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chelmsford High School N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
West County Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ames Comm School District N/A IA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Wreaths Across America N/A ME United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Proyecto Universidad Empresa N/A Spain Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
No Excuses Unlimited N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A CO United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
California Family Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Good Plus Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Momentum Group N/A ID United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
ARC Cancer Support Centres Alameda Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,316
Santa Clara Ballet Assn Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sneha Charitable Trust N/A India Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Strong City Baltimore N/A MD United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 125,191

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association of Orange County N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Villages of San Mateo County San Mateo Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Oncology, Inc. N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chelmsford High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
West County Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ames Comm School District N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Wreaths Across America N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Proyecto Universidad Empresa N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
No Excuses Unlimited N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
United Way of Northern California N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
California Family Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Good Plus Foundation Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Momentum Group N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
ARC Cancer Support Centres Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,316
Santa Clara Ballet Assn Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sneha Charitable Trust N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Strong City Baltimore N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 125,191

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
McCarthy Middle School PTO Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Exploratorium CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Lab SF CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
JW House CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Campbell Union High School District CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Springfield City School District OH Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Central Texas Food Bank Inc TX Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Norcal Carcinet Support Group CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
South County Outreach CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,073
Center for Higher Ambition Leadership Inc MA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 208
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 587
San Francisco Unified School District CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Novato Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,956
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 392,774

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association of Orange County United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Villages of San Mateo County United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Oncology, Inc. United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chelmsford High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
West County Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ames Comm School District United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Wreaths Across America United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Proyecto Universidad Empresa Spain Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
No Excuses Unlimited United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
California Family Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Good Plus Foundation Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Momentum Group United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
ARC Cancer Support Centres Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,316
Santa Clara Ballet Assn United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sneha Charitable Trust India Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Strong City Baltimore United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 125,191

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13110 records found.