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)
Italian Home for Children Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 410,718
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Scholarship America Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,080
Young Mens Christian Association of Orange County N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Villages of San Mateo County San Mateo Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
VMC Foundation Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Children's Cancer Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Journey Church on the Common N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
West Valley Slammers Softball Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
KickStart-International Inc San Francisco Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Universiti Malaysia Pahang N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Allen County Christmas Bureau Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
United Service Organizations Inc N/A Membership Organizations Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,452
Charity Global Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tipping Point Community San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Salvation Army N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 602,250

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sunnyvale Community Services CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Jesuit High School OR Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Little League Baseball Inc IL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 650
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 23,900
Springfield City School District OH Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Humane Society of the United States DC Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
Silicon Valley Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fit Kids Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 18,150
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Napa Valley Girls Fast Pitch Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
JK Grants CA Other Corporate Advised 2018 6,902
OCJ Kids AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Smile Train, Inc. DC Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra-Brea CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Wild Plum Center for Young Children and Families Inc CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
City-Wide Tax Assistance Program IL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Page SUM 255,202

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