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, and corporate 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)
Foothill Family Shelter Inc N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Communities In Schools, Inc. N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,630
Abode Services Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Youth Science Institute Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity International N/A PR United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fundacion Capital - Fundak N/A Panama Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,800
The Health Trust Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Run Hong Kong Ltd N/A Hong Kong International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 596
Dallas Hope Charitites N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council Education Founda N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Four Block Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Nelson Mandela University N/A South Africa Education Corporate Advised 2018 8,600
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Atlas Service Corps Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Four Block Foundation Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Nelson Mandela University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 8,600
Private Charitable Medical Institution Children's Hospice N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
St Marys Food Bank Alliance N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Small Champions Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Internews Network N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Rocking Horse Childrens Health Center N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
International Society for Krishna Consciousness of Silicon V Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Citizen Schools Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Wreaths Across America N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
City Year, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
Innovations for Learning Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Modesto Girls Softball League N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 36,429
Page SUM 339,029

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Community Cycles CO Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Spark Program Inc IL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Association of Volunteers in International Service USA Inc MD International Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Pleasant Hill Baseball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sunnyvale Community Services CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Metropolitan Family Services IL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The SAMFund MA Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Fremont Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Kids At Hope AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 -45,000
Rainbow Village Inc GA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chelmsford Girls Softball Association League Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 253,000

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