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)
Girl Geek Academy N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Indiana Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Providence Foundation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
DeMarillac Academy San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Valley of the Sun United Way N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
School on Wheels Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 575
City Year, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
Castle Rock Charter School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Meals On Wheels of Boulder Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,491
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
City Harvest Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 223,016

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sigma Chi Chi Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority Incorporated AR Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Food Recovery Network Inc MD Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Preservation Action Council of San Jose CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Veggielution CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Cutting Ball Theater CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Hamilton Families CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Not Impossible Foundation Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 205,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Pepin Academies Inc FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Radium Society Inc NJ Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Immediate Life, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Plan International USA RI International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Crystal Springs Uplands School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
International Rescue Committee, Inc. MN International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Breakthrough Silicon Valley CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 486,500

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