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)
Charitable Giving N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
International Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology Corp N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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
Radiating Hope Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
United Nations Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Passlove Charity Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
SayTrees Environmental Trust N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Lewis & Clark College N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 220
Gallaher (Robert S.) Elementary School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
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
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 191,070

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Benito Youth Soccer League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youngstown State University OH Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
SOMOS Mayfair Inc. CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Childrens Miracle Network UT Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Sakamoto Parent Teacher Organization Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
TWBD, Inc. CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
SHE-CAN Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Portsmouth High School NH Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Playworks Education Energized AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Communities In Schools, Inc. VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Chicago Horticultural Society IL Environment Corporate Advised 2018 250
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 32,000
Kansas Foodbank Warehouse Inc KS Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland Inc KS Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Global Impact VA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,300
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Beyond The Spectrum Inc FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Global Fund for Children DC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
San Lorenzo Valley Girls Softball CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 283,050

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