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)
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc N/A CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Novaworks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Community Radio for Northern Colorado N/A CO United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,582
Downtown Oklahoma City Initiatives, Inc. N/A OK United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Tracys Kids Inc N/A MD United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Asha for Education San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Minnesota Foundation N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A MN United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Branham High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
His Mansion Ministries Inc N/A NH United States Corporate Advised 2018 500
International Association for Cryptologic Research N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Helen Keller Elementary School N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Jako Doma N/A Czech Republic Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 521,132

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc N/A Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Novaworks Foundation Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Community Radio for Northern Colorado N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,582
Downtown Oklahoma City Initiatives, Inc. N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Tracys Kids Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Asha for Education San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Minnesota Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Branham High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
His Mansion Ministries Inc N/A Corporate Advised 2018 500
International Association for Cryptologic Research N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Helen Keller Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Jako Doma N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 521,132

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Novato Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
CSU Fullerton Auxiliary Services Corporation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 96,716
Shin Shin Educational Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Cancer CAREpoint CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Southwest Human Development AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Musicians on Call Inc NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 36,429
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc AR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,520
Save the Children Federation Inc CT International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc GA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
VMC Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Hamilton Families CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Full Circle Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Immediate Life, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 31,745
Not Impossible Foundation Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio OH Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 297,260

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 61,735
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan Malaysia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Friends of the World Food Program Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
United Way of Benton and Lincoln Counties United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,151
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -10,000
University of Minnesota Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,042
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
The Foundation Schools United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Canary Fund United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
His Mansion Ministries Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 500
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Little League Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Einstein Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Tualatin School House Food Pantry United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,200
Page SUM 479,828

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