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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
Commemorative Air Force N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 340,657

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Wildlands Restoration Volunteers CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Wichita Area Technical College Foundation KS Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Free Geek OR Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation DC Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Harambe Endeavor Alliance NH Education Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Big Car Media Inc IN Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Regents of the University of Colorado CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Livermore Girls Softball Association Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Independent Arts & Media CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
College of William and Mary VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
100 Black Men in Chicago Inc IL Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sycamore Valley Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio OH Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Burundi Friends International CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Children's Hopechest, Inc. CO International, Foreign Affairs Corporate Advised 2018 150
Camas Robotics Booster Club WA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. MD Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Code for Fun CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 635,700

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