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)
First Descents N/A CO United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Childrens Miracle Network N/A UT United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Super Stars Literacy Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Alone N/A Ireland Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 500
Helping Hand For Relief & Development Inc N/A MI United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
United Nations Foundation Inc N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fremont Education Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Able Works San Mateo CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Brigham Young University N/A UT United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Frank Town Open Hearts Ministry Inc N/A TN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ashburn Travel Hockey Inc N/A VA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
ChildFund Korea N/A South Korea Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Food for Children Inc N/A NH United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,069
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Catholic Charities of Central Colorado Inc N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,750
North Carolina State University Foundation Inc N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
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
Alone N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 500
Helping Hand For Relief & Development Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
United Nations Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fremont Education Foundation Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Able Works San Mateo Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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
Charitable Giving N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Catholic Charities of Central Colorado Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,750
North Carolina State University Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pacific Community Ventures CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
Save the Children Federation Inc CT International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Higher Ground Academy MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Valley Alliance of Mentors for Opportunities and Scholarship TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation VA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
California Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. IL Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Fairfax Releaf VA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Lone Survivor Foundation TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Families Forward CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Frank Town Open Hearts Ministry Inc TN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Belmont Youth Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,537
San Francisco Foundation CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Milpitas Christian School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 409,737

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
First Descents United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Childrens Miracle Network United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Super Stars Literacy Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Alone Ireland Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 500
Helping Hand For Relief & Development Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
United Nations Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fremont Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Saratoga Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Able Works United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Brigham Young University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Frank Town Open Hearts Ministry Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ashburn Travel Hockey Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
ChildFund Korea South Korea Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Food for Children Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,069
Charitable Giving England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Catholic Charities of Central Colorado Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,750
North Carolina State University Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 249,369

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13110 records found.