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)
National Chiao Tung University N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Code.org N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lynbrook High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Channel Islands YMCA N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Millbrook Robotics Booster Club N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Volunteers of America Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 49,372
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,732
Summerwind School of Math and Science N/A ID United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Give2Asia San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 53,325
Performing Arts Weber N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
SEMI Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Solar Fire Concentration Oy N/A Finland Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc N/A CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 65,766
Page SUM 1,773,945

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
National Chiao Tung University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Code.org N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lynbrook High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Channel Islands YMCA N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Millbrook Robotics Booster Club N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Volunteers of America Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 49,372
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,732
Summerwind School of Math and Science N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Give2Asia San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 53,325
Performing Arts Weber N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
SEMI Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Solar Fire Concentration Oy N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 65,766
Page SUM 1,773,945

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Gardner Family Health Network Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Interfaith Sanctuary Housing Services Inc ID Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Texas Foundation TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 56,500
Wild Salmon Center OR Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Thomas Jefferson University PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Refugee Transitions CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Livermore Diablos CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 309,529
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,200
Living Wisdom School of Palo Alto CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Dartmouth Home & School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Almaden Country School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
The Launchcode Foundation MO Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
We Are Family Foundation NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Jensen Beach Football & Cheerleading Assoc Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Unbound KS Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 350
Page SUM 637,079

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
National Chiao Tung University Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Code.org United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lynbrook High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Channel Islands YMCA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Millbrook Robotics Booster Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Volunteers of America Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 49,372
Bill Wilson Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,732
Summerwind School of Math and Science United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Give2Asia United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 53,325
Performing Arts Weber United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
SEMI Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Solar Fire Concentration Oy Finland Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 65,766
Page SUM 1,773,945

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13110 records found.