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)
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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
William Marsh Rice University N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -1,772
A Woman's Work, Inc. N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund San Francisco CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Union for International Cancer Control N/A Switzerland Health Corporate Advised 2018 53,850
Young Adult Alliance N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
American Online Giving Foundation N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 130,232
WNET N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
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
Hamilton Families San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Gathering N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
Social Fabric Association N/A Switzerland Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,165
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,650
B.G. Negev Technologies and Applications Ltd. N/A Israel Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Childcaregroup N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
William Marsh Rice University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 -1,772
A Woman's Work, Inc. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund San Francisco Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Union for International Cancer Control N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 53,850
Young Adult Alliance N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
American Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 130,232
WNET N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
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
Page SUM 414,744

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Newberg Fish Emergency Service OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Harker School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 700
St. Bernard Project, Inc. LA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,200
Tee It Up for the Troops Inc MN Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 54,000
9 Dots Community Learning Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 72,582
Young Adult Alliance TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
National Forest Foundation MT Environment Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Association to Benefit Children NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 44,582
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
SARTECH WA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
C. B. Eaton Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders Association Inc TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Castle Rock Charter School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc CA Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rethreaded Inc FL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Page SUM 452,664

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Jose Children's Musical Theater United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Childcaregroup United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
William Marsh Rice University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -1,772
A Woman's Work, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Union for International Cancer Control Switzerland Health Corporate Advised 2018 53,850
Young Adult Alliance United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tides Center United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
American Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 130,232
WNET United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
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
Hamilton Families United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Gathering United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
Social Fabric Association Switzerland Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,165
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,650
B.G. Negev Technologies and Applications Ltd. Israel Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 384,625

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13110 records found.