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)
Fremont Education Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Able Works San Mateo CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Brigham Young University N/A UT United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Frank Town Open Hearts Ministry Inc N/A TN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ashburn Travel Hockey Inc N/A VA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
ChildFund Korea N/A South Korea Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Food for Children Inc N/A NH United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,069
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Catholic Charities of Central Colorado Inc N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,750
North Carolina State University Foundation Inc N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sunnyvale Singers Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 240
Lead Mine Elementary School N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Fishing Academy Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mayo Clinic N/A AZ United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Jewish Association for Services for the Aged N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
California Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Cancer Research Institute Inc N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Fremont Education Foundation Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Able Works San Mateo Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Brigham Young University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Frank Town Open Hearts Ministry Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ashburn Travel Hockey Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
ChildFund Korea N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Food for Children Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,069
Charitable Giving N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Catholic Charities of Central Colorado Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,750
North Carolina State University Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sunnyvale Singers Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 240
Lead Mine Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Fishing Academy Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mayo Clinic N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Jewish Association for Services for the Aged N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
California Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Cancer Research Institute Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Lean Lab MO Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc GA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
St Francis of Assisi Animal Rescue of Santa Clara County Inc CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette, Inc. OR Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Upward Scholars CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Cristo Rey San Jose High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation TX Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Prairie Foundation MT Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Music for Minors Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Green Corps Inc CO Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 531,000

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Fremont Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Saratoga Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Able Works United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Brigham Young University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Frank Town Open Hearts Ministry Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ashburn Travel Hockey Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
ChildFund Korea South Korea Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Food for Children Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,069
Charitable Giving England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Catholic Charities of Central Colorado Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,750
North Carolina State University Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sunnyvale Singers United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 240
Lead Mine Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Fishing Academy Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mayo Clinic United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Jewish Association for Services for the Aged United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
California Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Cancer Research Institute Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 300,059

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13110 records found.