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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Ruskin Elementary School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 230
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement N/A IL United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Build Change N/A CO United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 600,000
Build Change N/A CO United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. N/A MD United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Tustin Public School Foundation N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 27,000
Villages of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Oncology, Inc. N/A MA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chelmsford High School N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
West County Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Wreaths Across America N/A ME United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Proyecto Universidad Empresa N/A Spain Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
No Excuses Unlimited N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A CO United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 60,480
Page SUM 945,835

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Ruskin Elementary School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 230
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Build Change N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 600,000
Build Change N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Tustin Public School Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo Health Corporate Advised 2018 27,000
Villages of San Mateo County San Mateo Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Oncology, Inc. N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chelmsford High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
West County Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Wreaths Across America N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Proyecto Universidad Empresa N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
No Excuses Unlimited N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
United Way of Northern California N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 60,480
Page SUM 945,835

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Community Partners CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Omega of Greater LR, Inc. AR Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Heal the Bay CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Operation Freedom Paws CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boulder Valley Womens Health Center Inc CO Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,264
The Foundation Schools MD Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Code for America Labs CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 155,254
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Pyxera Global, Inc. DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 167,040
Sea Park Elementary School FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Math/Science Nucleus CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Philadelphia Museum of Art PA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Food Bank of the Rockies CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Science Buddies CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Colorado Education Initiative CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 468,758

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Ruskin Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 230
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Build Change United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 600,000
Build Change United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Tustin Public School Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
There With Care of the Bay Area United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 27,000
Villages of San Mateo County United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Oncology, Inc. United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chelmsford High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
West County Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Wreaths Across America United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Proyecto Universidad Empresa Spain Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
No Excuses Unlimited United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
Palo Alto Partners in Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 60,480
Page SUM 945,835

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13110 records found.