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)
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
ASRT Foundation N/A NM United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Band Together N/A NC United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The San Jose Sports Authority Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boston Cares Inc N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 11,250
Brass City Harvest Inc N/A CT United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 260
Four Block Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Valley Churches United N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 500
Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
North Carolina A&T State University N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 77,600
Ocean Institute N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Portland Community College Foundation Inc N/A OR United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Prior Lake Rotary Foundation N/A MN United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 32,825
Childcaregroup N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Churchill Club Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Coding Tomorrow Initiative Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
A Precious Child Inc N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
ASRT Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Band Together N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The San Jose Sports Authority Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boston Cares Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 11,250
Brass City Harvest Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 260
Four Block Foundation Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Valley Churches United N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 500
Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
North Carolina A&T State University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 77,600
Ocean Institute N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Portland Community College Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Prior Lake Rotary Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 32,825
Childcaregroup N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Churchill Club Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Coding Tomorrow Initiative Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
A Precious Child Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Chelmsford Police K-9 Unit MA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
American Association of University Women Inc DC Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 -5,000
Community Resources for Science CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Beaver River Central School District NY Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 600
University of California Santa Barbara CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard Inc PA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
On Eagles Wings Inc TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Radiating Hope Inc UT Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center TX Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Schmahl Science Workshops CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
Solve OR Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Springfield City School District OH Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Summer Search CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Childrens Hospital Colorado Foundation CO Health Corporate Advised 2019 200,000
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc NC Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American National Red Cross NE Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Cutting Ball Theater CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
ASRT Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Band Together United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The San Jose Sports Authority United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boston Cares Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 11,250
Brass City Harvest Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 260
Four Block Foundation Inc United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Valley Churches United United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 500
Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
North Carolina A&T State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 77,600
Ocean Institute United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Portland Community College Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Prior Lake Rotary Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 32,825
Childcaregroup United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Churchill Club United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Coding Tomorrow Initiative United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
A Precious Child Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
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13280 records found.