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)
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
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 13,368
Denver Rescue Mission N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
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
Sunnyvale Singers Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 240
Lead Mine Elementary School N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Very Large Data Bases N/A CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Fishing Academy Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mayer Elementary School N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boy Scouts of America N/A OH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Computers for Schools Kenya N/A Kenya Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Foothill Family Shelter Inc N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco AIDS Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,122
Crystal Cove Conservancy N/A CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 205,199

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 13,368
Denver Rescue Mission N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
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
Sunnyvale Singers Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 240
Lead Mine Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Very Large Data Bases N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Fishing Academy Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mayer Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boy Scouts of America N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Computers for Schools Kenya N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Foothill Family Shelter Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco AIDS Foundation San Francisco Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,122
Crystal Cove Conservancy N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 205,199

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Tebah USA WA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Innovations for Learning Inc FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
WeHOPE CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Project H Design CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
American Association of Medical Dosimetrists Education and NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Giving in Motion Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Millbrae Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Newberg Fish Emergency Service OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Dartmouth Home & School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 54,000
9 Dots Community Learning Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 72,582
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Housing Endowment & Tr of San Mateo County CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Friends School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 496,032

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