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)
Seva Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Chelmsford Girls Softball Association League Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Strong Food L.A. Kitchen N/A CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 148,377
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Makerere University N/A Uganda Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
Southwest Resource Centre Academy Support Centre (ASC) N/A Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Simprints N/A England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Childcaregroup N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Lido Charity Corp N/A CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Union for International Cancer Control N/A Switzerland Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Friends of the Peace Parks Inc. N/A CO United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Dartmouth Home & School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Meals on Wheels People Inc N/A OR United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
The Wayside Chapel N/A NSW Australia Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Seva Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Chelmsford Girls Softball Association League Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Strong Food L.A. Kitchen N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 148,377
United Way of Northern California N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Makerere University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
Southwest Resource Centre Academy Support Centre (ASC) N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Simprints N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Childcaregroup N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Lido Charity Corp N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Union for International Cancer Control N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Friends of the Peace Parks Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Dartmouth Home & School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Meals on Wheels People Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
The Wayside Chapel N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 463,234

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,500
Roswell Park Alliance Foundation NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust MA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
City of Yreka CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Harker School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
HandsOn Bay Area CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,867
Brackens Kitchen Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Conservation International Foundation MA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Heart Association Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Friends of the World Food Program Inc. DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
A Womans Work Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
SLZGSL Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 117,034
Food for Children Inc NH Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Oaks Christian School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Young Americans Center for Financial Education CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 122,000
Life for Relief and Development Inc MI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 666,701

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Seva Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Chelmsford Girls Softball Association League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Strong Food L.A. Kitchen United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 148,377
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Makerere University Uganda Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
Southwest Resource Centre Academy Support Centre (ASC) Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Simprints England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Childcaregroup United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Lido Charity Corp United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Union for International Cancer Control Switzerland Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Friends of the Peace Parks Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Dartmouth Home & School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Meals on Wheels People Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
The Wayside Chapel Australia Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 463,234

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13110 records found.