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)
Big Car Media Inc N/A IN United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Brigham Young University N/A UT United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
VMC Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Children's Cancer Foundation N/A Singapore Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Journey Church on the Common N/A MA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
West Valley Slammers Softball Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Berthoud Baseball Club Inc N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -500
KickStart-International Inc San Francisco CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Universiti Malaysia Pahang N/A Malaysia Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Allen County Christmas Bureau Inc N/A IN United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
United Service Organizations Inc N/A DC United States Membership Organizations Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,452
Charity Global Inc N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Salvation Army N/A ID United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Big Table N/A WA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
Page SUM 600,952

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Big Car Media Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Brigham Young University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
VMC Foundation Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Children's Cancer Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Journey Church on the Common N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
West Valley Slammers Softball Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Berthoud Baseball Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -500
KickStart-International Inc San Francisco Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Universiti Malaysia Pahang N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Allen County Christmas Bureau Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
United Service Organizations Inc N/A Membership Organizations Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,452
Charity Global Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tipping Point Community San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Salvation Army N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Big Table N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
Page SUM 600,952

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc TN Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Generation SERVE TX Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Torah Schools For Israel NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,250
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Moving Train Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Center for New American Security, Inc. DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 400,352
New Schools for Baton Rouge LA Education Donor Advised 2018 -1,830,000
First Place for Youth CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. MN International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Wallace Buice Theatre Company GA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Food Literacy Center CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Friends of Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ignatian Corporation Saint Ignatius High School CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Amherst College Trustees MA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Georgetown University DC Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc TN Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Insight LA Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM -1,209,648

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Big Car Media Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Brigham Young University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
VMC Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Children's Cancer Foundation Singapore Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Journey Church on the Common United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
West Valley Slammers Softball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Berthoud Baseball Club Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -500
KickStart-International Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Universiti Malaysia Pahang Malaysia Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Allen County Christmas Bureau Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
United Service Organizations Inc United States Membership Organizations Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Black Girls Code Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,452
Charity Global Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tipping Point Community United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Salvation Army United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Big Table United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Christmas in the Park United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
Page SUM 600,952

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13110 records found.