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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Pieta House N/A Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,230
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Joseph Middlemiss Big Heart Foundation N/A MA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Springfield City School District N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Learning Lab Inc N/A ID United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
La Raza Services Inc N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation N/A VT United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mariachi Heritage Foundation Inc N/A IL United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation N/A DC United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Commemorative Air Force N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
American Jewish Committee N/A GA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Almaden Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 155,254
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
SOMOS Mayfair Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Pieta House N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,230
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Joseph Middlemiss Big Heart Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Springfield City School District N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Learning Lab Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
La Raza Services Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mariachi Heritage Foundation Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Commemorative Air Force N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
American Jewish Committee N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Almaden Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 155,254
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
SOMOS Mayfair Inc. Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 406,334

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Pieta House Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,230
Saratoga Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Joseph Middlemiss Big Heart Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Springfield City School District United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Learning Lab Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
La Raza Services Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mariachi Heritage Foundation Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Commemorative Air Force United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
American Jewish Committee United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Almaden Valley Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 155,254
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
SOMOS Mayfair Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 406,334

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13110 records found.