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)
Jimma University N/A Ethiopia Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,500
Challenger Middle School N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,436
Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Womens Audio Mission San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Coastside Children's Programs San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Kansas Foodbank Warehouse Inc N/A KS United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Rethreaded Inc N/A FL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 9,700
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Intermountain Area N/A UT United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 600,000
Oakland Girls Softball League Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Urban Resource Institute N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust N/A KY United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Circle Economy N/A Netherlands Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Los Gatos-Saratoga Girls Softball Association Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pragathi N/A TX United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Acumen Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Bridge House N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University of Maryland N/A MD United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 1,231,336

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Jimma University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,500
Challenger Middle School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,436
Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Womens Audio Mission San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Coastside Children's Programs San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Kansas Foodbank Warehouse Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Rethreaded Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 9,700
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Intermountain Area N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 600,000
Oakland Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Urban Resource Institute N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Circle Economy N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Los Gatos-Saratoga Girls Softball Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pragathi N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Acumen Fund, Inc. N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Bridge House N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University of Maryland N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 1,231,336

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco AIDS Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,053
Detroit Association of Black Organizations MI Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 270,326
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 51,684
Booksin Elementary School Community Association CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Supportive Housing, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Boomer Esiason Foundation NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Dallas Hope Charitites TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Nanjing University Alumni Association at San Francisco Bay CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Ty Louis Campbell Foundation Inc NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
KIPP Comienza Community Prep CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Lead Mine Elementary School NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Michigan State University MI Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Momentum Group ID Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Paradise Recreation and Park District CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,500
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Good Samaritan Center of San Antonio TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 508,230

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Jimma University Ethiopia Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,500
Challenger Middle School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,436
Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Womens Audio Mission United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Coastside Children's Programs United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Kansas Foodbank Warehouse Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Rethreaded Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 9,700
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Intermountain Area United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 600,000
Oakland Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Urban Resource Institute United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Circle Economy Netherlands Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Los Gatos-Saratoga Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pragathi United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Acumen Fund, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Bridge House United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University of Maryland United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 1,231,336

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13110 records found.