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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Child Foundation N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 54,000
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation N/A MO United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
Food Bank of the Rockies N/A CO United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation Inc N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Playing at Learning Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Fondation Université de Strasbourg N/A France Corporate Advised 2018 125,810
Lékorice N/A Czech Republic Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
McCarthy Middle School PTO Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Teach For All Inc N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Techbridge Girls Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sangati N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,820
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
TWBD, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Junior Achievement USA N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
California Elementary School N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
JK Grants N/A CA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 7,566
Forest Hill Church N/A NC United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 703,646

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Child Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 54,000
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
City Year, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
Food Bank of the Rockies N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Playing at Learning Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Fondation Université de Strasbourg N/A Corporate Advised 2018 125,810
Lékorice N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
McCarthy Middle School PTO Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Teach For All Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Techbridge Girls Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sangati N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,820
World Vision N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
TWBD, Inc. San Mateo Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Junior Achievement USA N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
California Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
JK Grants N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 7,566
Forest Hill Church N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 703,646

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Novato Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,956
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Caterinas Club CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Foundation for Orange County Public Schools Inc FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 14,434
Compassionate Care ALS Inc MA Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Sigma Chi Chi Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority Incorporated AR Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Preservation Action Council of San Jose CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Veggielution CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Cutting Ball Theater CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Hamilton Families CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Not Impossible Foundation Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 205,000
Northern California Vipassana Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Pepin Academies Inc FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Radium Society Inc NJ Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 410,718
Page SUM 895,958

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Child Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 54,000
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
Food Bank of the Rockies United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Playing at Learning United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Fondation Université de Strasbourg France Corporate Advised 2018 125,810
Lékorice Czech Republic Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
McCarthy Middle School PTO Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Teach For All Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Techbridge Girls United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sangati United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,820
World Vision United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
TWBD, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Junior Achievement USA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
California Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
JK Grants United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 7,566
Forest Hill Church United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 703,646

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13110 records found.