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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Give2Asia San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 14,950
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation Contra Costa Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Valley Christian Schools Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Fremont Education Foundation Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 450
Give2Asia San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 53,325
California Alliance of African American Educators Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Center for Spiritual Enlightenment Santa Clara Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
Womens Audio Mission San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Parents Club West Portal School San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 11,300
San Francisco Lesbian Gay Freedom Day Parade & Celeb Committ San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Vietnamese American Professional Women of Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Heart Association Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Colorado Friendship CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Oncology, Inc. MA Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Seattle University WA Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 380
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,452
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Wears Valley Ranch, Inc. TN Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Barrio Logan College Institute CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Center for Spiritual Enlightenment CA Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 309,529
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,200
Living Wisdom School of Palo Alto CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Dartmouth Home & School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Health Trust CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chamberlains Children Center Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,258
Vilcap, Inc. DC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
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