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)
Action Ministries Inc N/A GA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
American National Red Cross N/A TX United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Wonderland Avenue Elementary N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
BCT Institute for Media Productions Inc San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 77,908
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 148,377
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Makerere University N/A Uganda Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
Southwest Resource Centre Academy Support Centre (ASC) N/A Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Simprints N/A England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Childcaregroup N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 560
University of Florida N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 667,952

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Action Ministries Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Wonderland Avenue Elementary N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
BCT Institute for Media Productions Inc San Mateo Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 77,908
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 148,377
United Way of Northern California N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Makerere University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
Southwest Resource Centre Academy Support Centre (ASC) N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Simprints N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Childcaregroup N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 560
University of Florida N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 667,952

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Give2Asia CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,950
CSU Fullerton Auxiliary Services Corporation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 96,716
Outreach United Resource Center Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
PORCH-Durham NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
California State Parks Foundation CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 11,300
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Baltimore Squashwise Inc MD Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Wild Plum Center for Young Children and Families Inc CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Centers IL Health Corporate Advised 2018 600
City-Wide Tax Assistance Program IL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Lovin Spoonfuls Inc MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pyxera Global Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 45,000
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
ASRT Foundation NM Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,630
Reggie S Friends TX Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 823,946

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Action Ministries Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Wonderland Avenue Elementary United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
BCT Institute for Media Productions Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 77,908
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 148,377
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Makerere University Uganda Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
Southwest Resource Centre Academy Support Centre (ASC) Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Simprints England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Childcaregroup United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Carlton Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 560
University of Florida United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 667,952

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13110 records found.