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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Council for Economic Education N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 315,910
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,931
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,233
Friends of Youth N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Science Buddies Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Greenforest Community Baptist Church N/A GA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forsch N/A Germany Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
SpaandanB Santa Clara CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Pleasanton Girls Softball League Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Asia N/A MN United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Vilcap, Inc. N/A DC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Internet Society N/A VA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alum Rock Counseling Center Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Business Executives for National Security N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Cheng Kung University N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Page SUM 843,324

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Council for Economic Education N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 315,910
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,931
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,233
Friends of Youth N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Science Buddies Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Greenforest Community Baptist Church N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forsch N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
SpaandanB Santa Clara International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Pleasanton Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Asia N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Vilcap, Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Internet Society N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alum Rock Counseling Center Inc Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Business Executives for National Security N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Cheng Kung University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Page SUM 843,324

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Lynbrook High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Service Organizations Inc DC Membership Organizations Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Mayer Elementary School IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
University of Illinois Foundation IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 37,582
Independent Arts & Media CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 235
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc IN Education Corporate Advised 2018 -640
International Association for Volunteer Effort DC Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Salvation Army ID Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Marvin Lewis Community Fund OH General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Journey Church on the Common MA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
G3 Powerhouse IL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of Minnesota Foundation MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
City Harvest Inc NY Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 49,154
Heart for the City AZ Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 274,581

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Council for Economic Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 315,910
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,931
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,233
Friends of Youth United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Science Buddies United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Greenforest Community Baptist Church United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forsch Germany Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
SpaandanB United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Pleasanton Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Asia United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Vilcap, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Internet Society United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alum Rock Counseling Center Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Business Executives for National Security United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Cheng Kung University Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Page SUM 843,324

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13110 records found.