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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
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
St. Xavier High School N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
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
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Westlake Hills Elementary School Parent Faculty Association N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 507
Rebuilding Together Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Resource Central N/A CO United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Springfield City School District N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Liberty PTO N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Boulder Ballet N/A CO United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
ASEAN Foundation N/A Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,400
Kelly S Brush Foundation N/A VT United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mariachi Heritage Foundation Inc N/A IL United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation N/A DC United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
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
St. Xavier High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
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
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Westlake Hills Elementary School Parent Faculty Association N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 507
Rebuilding Together Peninsula San Mateo Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Resource Central N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Springfield City School District N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Liberty PTO N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Boulder Ballet N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
ASEAN Foundation N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,400
Kelly S Brush Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mariachi Heritage Foundation Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Conservation International Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Federation of Ataxias of Spain (FEDAES) Spain Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Springs Rescue Mission United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 32,000
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 18,150
Women Innovators Inc United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,610
National Math and Science Initiative Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 270,326
Harambe Endeavor Alliance United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Wild Salmon Center United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
WeDontWaste Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
University of Chicago United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Carlton Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 23,709
Kiwanis Club of Los Altos Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Pacific Grove Pony Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Westmont High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Purdue Research Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,712
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