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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Adelante Mujeres N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
First Descents N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Childrens Miracle Network N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Super Stars Literacy Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
CARE - Headquarters N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,100
Catholic Charities USA N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
United Nations Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fremont Education Foundation Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Futures in Education N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Able Works San Mateo Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sea Park Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Brigham Young University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Frank Town Open Hearts Ministry Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ashburn Travel Hockey Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
ChildFund Korea N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Food for Children Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,069
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc AZ Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Gilroy Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Portland Community College Foundation Inc OR Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Rochester Institute of Technology NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 57,541
Mosaic Family Services Inc TX Other Corporate Advised 2018 9,000
Jewish Association for Services for the Aged NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
JA Worldwide Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,185
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Corporate Advised 2018 58,818
University of Idaho Foundation Inc ID Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
C 60 Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Pentagon Federal Credit Union Foundation VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Leap Inc NY Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Friends of Latet Humanitarian Aid Inc MA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Boston Cares Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Community Seva Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo-Atherton High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
People Acting in Community Together Inc CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 467,044

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