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)
Benicia Girls Softball Association Solano CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Oster Elementary School Home and School Club Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Asha for Education San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 235
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore, Inc. Alameda CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Business USA Alameda CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Give2Asia San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,950
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Valley Christian Schools Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Give2Asia San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 53,325
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 700
Alum Rock Counseling Center Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
America SCORES Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Benicia Girls Softball Association Solano Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Oster Elementary School Home and School Club Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Asha for Education San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 235
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore, Inc. Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Business USA Alameda International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Give2Asia San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,950
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
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
Give2Asia San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 53,325
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 700
Alum Rock Counseling Center Inc Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
America SCORES Bay Area San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 123,160

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 208
North Monterey County Youth Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,613
St. Clare School CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Operation Care and Comfort CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc CA Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Partners CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Compassionate Care ALS Inc MA Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Sigma Chi Chi Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority Incorporated AR Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Preservation Action Council of San Jose CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Veggielution CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Cutting Ball Theater CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Hamilton Families CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Not Impossible Foundation Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 205,000
Northern California Vipassana Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Pepin Academies Inc FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 356,921

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Community Radio for Northern Colorado United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,582
Downtown Oklahoma City Initiatives, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Tracys Kids Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
ERICA Industry University Cooperation Foundation - Hanyang U South Korea Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Indian Institute of Science India Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
American Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 309,529
RBK For Training Jordan Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 78,000
Operation Care and Comfort United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Harker School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 700
Gear Alliance, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Gideon Pond Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Black Stone Valley Advocacy Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Love and Second Chances United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 82,811
Draper Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 1,103,472

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13110 records found.