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)
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
Capistrano Valley High School N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
San Mateo Youth Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Run Hong Kong Ltd N/A Hong Kong International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 596
Dallas Hope Charitites N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council Education Founda N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Sevalaya N/A India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Housing Endowment & Tr of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Amy Van Dyken Foundation N/A AZ United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peel District School Board N/A ON Canada Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
Capistrano Valley High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula San Mateo Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
San Mateo Youth Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Run Hong Kong Ltd N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 596
Dallas Hope Charitites N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council Education Founda N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Sevalaya N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Housing Endowment & Tr of San Mateo County San Mateo Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Amy Van Dyken Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peel District School Board N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 204,336

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Athena Academy Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
America SCORES Bay Area CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Bags of Love OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Tebah USA WA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Innovations for Learning Inc FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
WeHOPE CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Project H Design CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
American Association of Medical Dosimetrists Education and NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Giving in Motion Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Seva Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Newberg Fish Emergency Service OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Harker School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 700
St. Bernard Project, Inc. LA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,200
Page SUM 409,950

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
Capistrano Valley High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
San Mateo Youth Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Run Hong Kong Ltd Hong Kong International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 596
Dallas Hope Charitites United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council Education Founda United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Sevalaya India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Housing Endowment & Tr of San Mateo County United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Amy Van Dyken Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peel District School Board Canada Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 204,336

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13110 records found.