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)
Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island N/A HI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
We Teach Science Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -25,000
North Penn-Mansfield Junior Senior High School N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
C.A.S.A COMUNIDADE DE AMPARO SOCIAL E ASILAR N/A Brazil Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Italian Home for Children Inc N/A MA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Food Bank of the Rockies N/A CO United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Orange County N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Villages of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Oncology, Inc. N/A MA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chelmsford High School N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
West County Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Scholarship America Inc N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,080
Wreaths Across America N/A ME United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Baker Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Friends of Peak To Peak Inc Contra Costa CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Proyecto Universidad Empresa N/A Spain Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A CO United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
We Teach Science Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 -25,000
North Penn-Mansfield Junior Senior High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
C.A.S.A COMUNIDADE DE AMPARO SOCIAL E ASILAR N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Italian Home for Children Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Food Bank of the Rockies N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Orange County N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Villages of San Mateo County San Mateo Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Oncology, Inc. N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chelmsford High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
West County Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Scholarship America Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,080
Wreaths Across America N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Baker Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Friends of Peak To Peak Inc Contra Costa Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Proyecto Universidad Empresa N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
United Way of Northern California N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Commemorative Air Force TX Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 16,500
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Friendship United Methodist Church TX Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sunday Friends Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Supportive Housing, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Boomer Esiason Foundation NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Center for Venture Education Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
Regents of the University of California At San Diego CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
ASRT Foundation NM Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Denver Rescue Mission CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Court Appointed Special Advocates of San Benito County Inc CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Design that Matters Inc. WA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
National Constitution Center PA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Project Angel Food CA Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Napa Junior Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
We Teach Science Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -25,000
North Penn-Mansfield Junior Senior High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
C.A.S.A COMUNIDADE DE AMPARO SOCIAL E ASILAR Brazil Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Italian Home for Children Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Food Bank of the Rockies United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Orange County United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Villages of San Mateo County United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Oncology, Inc. United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chelmsford High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
West County Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Scholarship America Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,080
Wreaths Across America United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Baker Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Friends of Peak To Peak Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Proyecto Universidad Empresa Spain Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
San Francisco Food Bank United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 124,655

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13110 records found.