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)
Volunteer Center of Fairfax County Inc Marin VA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Seva Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Athena Academy Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Sunnyvale Singers Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 240
Able Works San Mateo CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Math/Science Nucleus Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Grit Art & Tech Association Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Hagar Services Coalition Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Redwood City Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
East Bay Nsbe Jr Chapter Contra Costa CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Sakamoto Parent Teacher Organization Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
THINK Together Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Villages of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Livermore Diablos Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 99,240

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Volunteer Center of Fairfax County Inc Marin General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Seva Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Athena Academy Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Sunnyvale Singers Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 240
Able Works San Mateo Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Math/Science Nucleus Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Grit Art & Tech Association Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Hagar Services Coalition Incorporated Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Redwood City Education Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
East Bay Nsbe Jr Chapter Contra Costa Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Sakamoto Parent Teacher Organization Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
THINK Together Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Villages of San Mateo County San Mateo Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Livermore Diablos Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 99,240

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Association for Texas Advocates Inc TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Entertainment Industry Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Community Seva Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association of Columbia-Willamette OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Washington University MO Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Spirit of Morgan Hill CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Upwardly Global CA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cause Fund Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Build Change CO Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Parents Club West Portal School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Thorne Ecological Institute CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Tipping Point Community CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Bay Area Friendship Circle CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sunnyvale Community Services CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. OK Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 134,600

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,050
Leap Inc United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Johns Hopkins University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 325
ASEAN Foundation Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Save the Children Federation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The Lowell General Hospital United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
ASRT Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Pyxera Global Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 111,270
My Good Deed United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,200
Seaside Pony Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 45,516
Halmstad University has Sweden Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
CARE - Headquarters United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,100
Catholic Charities USA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
Tee It Up for the Troops Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 35,089
Page SUM 470,250

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13110 records found.