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)
Wreaths Across America N/A ME United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Proyecto Universidad Empresa N/A Spain Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A CO United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
California Family Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Good Plus Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Momentum Group N/A ID United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
ARC Cancer Support Centres Alameda Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,316
Union for International Cancer Control N/A Switzerland Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Sneha Charitable Trust N/A India Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Strong City Baltimore N/A MD United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Travis Manion Foundation N/A PA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Colts Boys Club Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Houston Area Womens Center Inc N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Austin Science Education Foundation N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Project HIRED Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Oregon Food Bank, Inc. N/A OR United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 185,458

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 12,680
Wichita Childrens Home N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Mayo Clinic N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
California Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Foster City Youth Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Alameda Girls Softball Association Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
World Wildlife Fund, Inc. N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Vincere Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
SHE-CAN Inc Marin Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
National Teachers Elementary Academy N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Build Change N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Build Change N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Tustin Public School Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 130,232
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo Health Corporate Advised 2018 27,000
Page SUM 474,512

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 112,104
I4Farmers Inc NJ International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480
Chadbourne Family and Faculty Association CA Other Corporate Advised 2018 225
YWCA of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Tolar Elementary School TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 148,377
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Plan International USA RI International Development Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
TrueChild Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Thomas Jefferson University PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ignited CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science Inc MA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 6,100
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 56
Adelante Mujeres OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United States Association for UNHCR DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Little League Baseball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Ruskin Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 230
Page SUM 609,072

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Stanly Community College United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,500
DC Central Kitchen Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Family Album Project United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Prestonwood Caring People Network United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hanoi University of Science and Technology Vietnam Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Pacific Community Ventures United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Petaluma Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
I4Farmers Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480
Berkeley Youth Orchestra United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Caterinas Club United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
One Goal United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Cherry Creek High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
One Step Beyond Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,672,830

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13110 records found.