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)
Girls on the Run International N/A NC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Spirit of Morgan Hill Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Girls on the Run of Atlanta Inc N/A GA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The San Bruno Girls Softball League Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Safe & Sound the Corporation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Lab SF San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Center for Women's Development and Research N/A India Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A AZ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Peter W. Reilly Elementary School N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
University of Illinois Foundation N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 37,582
Pearl Elegance Foundation N/A MD United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,957
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 22,510
Growing Gardens N/A CO United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Weston Travel Ball Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Roswell Park Alliance Foundation N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Higher College of Technology N/A Oman Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Girls on the Run International N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Spirit of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Girls on the Run of Atlanta Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The San Bruno Girls Softball League Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Safe & Sound the Corporation San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Lab SF San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Center for Women's Development and Research N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Peter W. Reilly Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
University of Illinois Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 37,582
Pearl Elegance Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,957
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 22,510
Growing Gardens N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Weston Travel Ball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Roswell Park Alliance Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Higher College of Technology N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Page SUM 191,799

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Lowell Kiwanas Foundation Inc MA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Save the Bay CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Coastside Children's Programs CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 70,612
Mountain View Los Altos Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Wholesome Wave Inc CT Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 200
Mountain States Childrens Home Inc CO Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund Inc NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 932
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Rocky Mountain Christian Church CO Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Strong City Baltimore MD Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 36,429
Page SUM 425,023

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