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)
Math/Science Nucleus Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Aspire Public Schools Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Boys and Girls Club of Stanton N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Wichita Area Technical College Foundation N/A KS United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,909
Community College of Baltimore County Foundation Inc N/A MD United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,197
Amparo Santa Cruz-Orionopolis N/A Brazil Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of Amani US Inc. Contra Costa NH United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Wake County N/A NC United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Council of Social Service N/A Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
City of Yreka N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Hopewell Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Cops Care Cancer Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Vilcap, Inc. N/A DC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 450,000
The Harrison School District Foundation Inc N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Monte Rio Elementary School N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 616,356

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Math/Science Nucleus Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Aspire Public Schools Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Boys and Girls Club of Stanton N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Wichita Area Technical College Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,909
Community College of Baltimore County Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,197
Amparo Santa Cruz-Orionopolis N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of Amani US Inc. Contra Costa Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Wake County N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Council of Social Service N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
City of Yreka N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Hopewell Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Cops Care Cancer Foundation Inc Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Vilcap, Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 450,000
The Harrison School District Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Monte Rio Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 616,356

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Care and Share Inc CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Christmas in the Park CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Hire Heroes USA GA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sonoma Valley Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Floreciendo CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Meals On Wheels of Boulder Inc CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Peter W. Reilly Elementary School MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
George Washington University DC Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Cowan Community Action Group Inc KY Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mountain View Educational Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
DowntownABQ Mainstreet Initiative NM Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Corvallis Public Schools Foundation OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chelmsford Girls Softball Association League Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Museum of the Bible Inc DC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100
East Palo Alto Youth Arts & Music Center CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
College of William and Mary VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 229,009
Reg 11 Education Service Center TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Commemorative Air Force TX Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 436,809

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Math/Science Nucleus United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Aspire Public Schools United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Boys and Girls Club of Stanton United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Christmas in the Park United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Wichita Area Technical College Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,909
Community College of Baltimore County Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,197
Amparo Santa Cruz-Orionopolis Brazil Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of Amani US Inc. United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Wake County United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Council of Social Service Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
City of Yreka United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Hopewell Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Cops Care Cancer Foundation Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Vilcap, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 450,000
The Harrison School District Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Monte Rio Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 616,356

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13110 records found.