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)
Performing Arts Weber N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
SEMI Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Solar Fire Concentration Oy N/A Finland Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc N/A CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 65,766
Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Arts and Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 70,612
City of Gonzales N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 49,154
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A NC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Cycling Center N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Child Foundation N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St Marys Food Bank Alliance N/A AZ United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
Unioto Elementary School N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Animal Cancer Foundation N/A CT United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute N/A Kenya Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
SUN-DAC N/A Singapore Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 302,732

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Performing Arts Weber N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
SEMI Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Solar Fire Concentration Oy N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 65,766
Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco Arts and Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 70,612
City of Gonzales N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 49,154
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Cycling Center N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Child Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St Marys Food Bank Alliance N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
Unioto Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Animal Cancer Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
SUN-DAC N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 302,732

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Horizons Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Triangle Residential Options For Substance Abusers Inc NC Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Meals On Wheels of Boulder Inc CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Georgia Institute of Technology GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Utah Food Bank UT Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Global Impact VA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 146,000
We Teach Science Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -25,000
Prairie Winds Elementary School CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Hust Silicon Valley Fund CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girls Incorporated NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Greene Scholars CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Journey Church on the Common MA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Thomas Jefferson University PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities Inc IN Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Preetirang Sanctuary CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hellenic Initative Inc NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Seaside Pony Baseball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
FFWD CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 219,900

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