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.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Greenforest Community Baptist Church N/A GA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Florida N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forsch N/A Germany Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
SpaandanB Santa Clara CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Pleasanton Girls Softball League Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Vilcap, Inc. N/A DC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Internet Society N/A VA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alum Rock Counseling Center Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Business Executives for National Security N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Cheng Kung University N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 436
PS 373 N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Code.org N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
United Cerebral Palsy Seguin of Greater Chicago N/A IL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Shin Shin Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 620,436

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Greenforest Community Baptist Church N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Florida N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forsch N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
SpaandanB Santa Clara International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Pleasanton Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Vilcap, Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Internet Society N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alum Rock Counseling Center Inc Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Business Executives for National Security N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Cheng Kung University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 436
PS 373 N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Code.org N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
United Cerebral Palsy Seguin of Greater Chicago N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Shin Shin Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 620,436

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco AIDS Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,053
Detroit Association of Black Organizations MI Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 270,326
Child Foundation OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Little Steps SC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boy Scouts of America Council CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 60,480
Faria Educational Enrichment Fund CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
Youth With A Mission TX Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Lead Mine Elementary School NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Michigan State University MI Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Momentum Group ID Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Paradise Recreation and Park District CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,500
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Good Samaritan Center of San Antonio TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 374,559

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Greenforest Community Baptist Church United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Florida United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forsch Germany Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
SpaandanB United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Pleasanton Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Vilcap, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Internet Society United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alum Rock Counseling Center Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Business Executives for National Security United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Cheng Kung University Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 436
PS 373 United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Greene Scholars United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Code.org United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
United Cerebral Palsy Seguin of Greater Chicago United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Cutting Ball Theater United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Shin Shin Educational Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 620,436

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13110 records found.