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 Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Burlingame Elementary School District San Mateo CA United States Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 150,000
City of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 200
Morgan Hill Unified School District Santa Clara CA United States Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 200,000
Mount Pleasant Elementary School District Santa Clara CA United States Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 48,543
Genesys Works Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Shakespeare-San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 -200
Orchard Elementary School District Santa Clara CA United States Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,897
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
ZappyLab, Inc. Alameda CA United States Donor Advised 2018 600,000
San Francisco Women Against Rape San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 200
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church Santa Clara CA United States Donor Advised 2018 13,400
American Promise Inc Contra Costa MA United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church Santa Clara CA United States Donor Advised 2018 3,664
City of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 1,319,704

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Burlingame Elementary School District San Mateo Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 150,000
City of Redwood City San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation Contra Costa Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 200
Morgan Hill Unified School District Santa Clara Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 200,000
Mount Pleasant Elementary School District Santa Clara Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 48,543
Genesys Works Bay Area San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Shakespeare-San Francisco San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Community Church San Mateo Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 -200
Orchard Elementary School District Santa Clara Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,897
New Community Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 10,000
ZappyLab, Inc. Alameda Donor Advised 2018 600,000
San Francisco Women Against Rape San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 200
New Community Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 25,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church Santa Clara Donor Advised 2018 13,400
American Promise Inc Contra Costa Donor Advised 2018 25,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church Santa Clara Donor Advised 2018 3,664
City of Redwood City San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 1,319,704

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Project Open Hand CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Village Harvest Corporation CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Food Runners CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Mahereza Nutrition and Health Center Inc CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Food Bank Contra Costa and Solano CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 18,000
GreenWave Organization Corp CT Food Security Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Share Our Strength Inc MD Food Security Donor Advised 2018 650,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Strong Food L.A. Kitchen CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Loudoun Hunger Relief VA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 831,450

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
All Stars Helping Kids, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 150,000
East Bay Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Assistance League of San Jose United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hawaii Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 246,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,610
Giving Back Fund, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 23,709
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,200
Community Foundation of San Joaquin Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 280,000
New England Patriots Charitable Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,712
Xavier College Preparatory High School United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 39,179
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 1,450,160

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13110 records found.