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)
American Jewish Committee N/A GA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Almaden Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 155,254
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
SOMOS Mayfair Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A GA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Southwest Elementary School N/A KS United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Mosaic Family Services Inc N/A TX United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 9,000
Preeclampsia Foundation N/A FL United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
ICT Academy N/A Italy Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
DeMarillac Academy San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Association of Medical Dosimetrists Education and N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
StartOut San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Agastya International Foundation N/A India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 339,304

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
American Jewish Committee N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Almaden Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 155,254
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
SOMOS Mayfair Inc. Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Southwest Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Mosaic Family Services Inc N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 9,000
Preeclampsia Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
ICT Academy N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
DeMarillac Academy San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Association of Medical Dosimetrists Education and N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
StartOut San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Agastya International Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 339,304

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
William C. Overfelt High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Mission Asset Fund CA Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
Newtown Foundation Inc. CT Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 3,750
Yerba Buena High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 132,459
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
Page SUM 238,799

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