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)
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
St. Bernard Project, Inc. N/A LA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Global Impact N/A VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 146,000
John B. Riebli Elementary School Sonoma CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Watts of Love N/A IL United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Cowan Community Action Group Inc N/A KY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Impact 2030 Inc N/A VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Future Citizen N/A Germany Corporate Advised 2018 2,569
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,176
San Jose Judo Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
University of Wisconsin Foundation N/A WI United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
University of Texas Foundation N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 56,500
Meals on Wheels of San Francisco Inc San Francisco CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Civic Ventures San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A IL United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 427,120

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
St. Bernard Project, Inc. N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
United Way of Northern California N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Global Impact N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 146,000
John B. Riebli Elementary School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Watts of Love N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Cowan Community Action Group Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Impact 2030 Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Future Citizen N/A Corporate Advised 2018 2,569
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,176
San Jose Judo Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
University of Wisconsin Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
University of Texas Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 56,500
Meals on Wheels of San Francisco Inc San Francisco Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Civic Ventures San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 427,120

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio OH Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Foothill Elementary PTO CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 275
Burundi Friends International CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Children's Hopechest, Inc. CO International, Foreign Affairs Corporate Advised 2018 150
Enfoque Ciudad CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Milo Foundation CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cops Care Cancer Foundation Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Wonderland Avenue Elementary CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boys Town of Italy NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Tewksbury Memorial High School MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
El Concilio of San Mateo County CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sangati WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,820
Elemental Antonio Badillo Hernandez PR Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Inventors Hall of Fame Inc OH Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Valley Churches United CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 96,595

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
St. Bernard Project, Inc. United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Global Impact United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 146,000
John B. Riebli Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Watts of Love United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Cowan Community Action Group Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Impact 2030 Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Downtown Streets Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Future Citizen Germany Corporate Advised 2018 2,569
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,176
San Jose Judo Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
University of Wisconsin Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
University of Texas Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 56,500
Meals on Wheels of San Francisco Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Civic Ventures United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
La Cocina Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 427,120

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13110 records found.