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)
VMC Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Children's Cancer Foundation N/A Singapore Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pragathi N/A TX United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Journey Church on the Common N/A MA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
West Valley Slammers Softball Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
KickStart-International Inc San Francisco CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Universiti Malaysia Pahang N/A Malaysia Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Allen County Christmas Bureau Inc N/A IN United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
United Service Organizations Inc N/A DC United States Membership Organizations Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,452
Charity Global Inc N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Salvation Army N/A ID United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A MN United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
The Big Table N/A WA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 150
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,369
Page SUM 543,971

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
VMC Foundation Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Children's Cancer Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pragathi N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Journey Church on the Common N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
West Valley Slammers Softball Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
KickStart-International Inc San Francisco Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Universiti Malaysia Pahang N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Allen County Christmas Bureau Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
United Service Organizations Inc N/A Membership Organizations Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,452
Charity Global Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tipping Point Community San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Salvation Army N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
The Big Table N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 150
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,369
Page SUM 543,971

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Regents of the University of California at Riverside CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Heart for the City AZ Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 73,696
LGBTQ Community Center Fund OR Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
BCT Institute for Media Productions Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Wreaths Across America ME Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
California Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bayou Chicot Elementary School LA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Philanthropy Workshop Inc NY General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Georgia Food Bank Association Inc GA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Looking Glass Community Services OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Giraffe Laugh Inc ID Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Oregon Childrens Foundation OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Seattle-King County Coalition on Homlessness WA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Proximity Designs CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Independent Arts & Media CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Chadbourne Family and Faculty Association CA Other Corporate Advised 2018 225
Page SUM 456,421

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
VMC Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Children's Cancer Foundation Singapore Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pragathi United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Journey Church on the Common United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
West Valley Slammers Softball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
KickStart-International Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Universiti Malaysia Pahang Malaysia Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Allen County Christmas Bureau Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
United Service Organizations Inc United States Membership Organizations Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Black Girls Code Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,452
Charity Global Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tipping Point Community United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Salvation Army United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
The Big Table United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 150
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,369
Page SUM 543,971

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13110 records found.