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)
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho N/A ID United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Friends of the World Food Program Inc. N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A NH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Children’s Course Inc N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Kids of Kathmandu Inc N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Pop Warner Little Scholars Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gals of Cabrillo College N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Team Rubicon N/A CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Tigard-Tualatin SD 23J N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Young Peoples Leadership Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 31,745
Outreach Inc N/A IA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 9,450
Zachary & Elizabeth M Fisher Center for Alzheimers Research N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
DowntownABQ Mainstreet Initiative N/A NM United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
University of Arizona Foundation N/A AZ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Food Recovery Network Inc N/A MD United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 404,395

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Association of Medical Dosimetrists Education and N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
StartOut San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Agastya International Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Little League Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 650
Cupertino High School Speech & Debate Boosters Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Tualatin STEAM Team N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Comic Relief Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Cancer Research Institute Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Waldorf School Association San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Heartspring Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Washington STEM Center N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Asha for Education San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,785
Jazz at Lincoln Center Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 303,685

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Yeshiva University NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,610
Pink Ribbon Girls Inc OH Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
City of Gonzales CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Orphans Africa WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Wreaths Across America ME Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
First Resort CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Catholic Charities of Central Colorado Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,750
Code.org WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Worcester Regional Science and Engineering Fair Incorporated MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Hagar Services Coalition Incorporated CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of National Guard Families MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Bill Wilson Center CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Citizen Schools Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco AIDS Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,053
Detroit Association of Black Organizations MI Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 183,913

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Association of Medical Dosimetrists Education and United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
StartOut United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Agastya International Foundation India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Little League Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 650
Cupertino High School Speech & Debate Boosters United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Tualatin STEAM Team United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Comic Relief Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Cancer Research Institute Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Waldorf School Association United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Heartspring Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Washington STEM Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Asha for Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,785
Jazz at Lincoln Center Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 303,685

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13110 records found.