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)
Moneythink N/A IL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Donaldson Way Elementary School Napa CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Southwest Human Development N/A AZ United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Northern California Vipassana Center N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Give2Asia San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,950
Best Buddies International, Inc. N/A FL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Children's Hospital at Westmead N/A NSW Australia Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Equal Heart N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,264
San Francisco AIDS Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,053
Marvin Lewis Community Fund N/A OH United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,078
Valley Churches United N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,675
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of New York City Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 225
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 75,535
Page SUM 454,030

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Moneythink N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Donaldson Way Elementary School Napa Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Southwest Human Development N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Northern California Vipassana Center N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Give2Asia San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,950
Best Buddies International, Inc. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Children's Hospital at Westmead N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Equal Heart N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,264
San Francisco AIDS Foundation San Francisco Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,053
Marvin Lewis Community Fund N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,078
Valley Churches United N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,675
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of New York City Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 225
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 75,535
Page SUM 454,030

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Stanly Community College NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 68,750
Catholic Council for the Spanish Speaking of the Diocese of CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
St Anthony Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Childrens Miracle Network UT Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Oaks Christian School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Young Americans Center for Financial Education CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 122,000
Catherine Blaine Parent Teacher Assoc WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Millbrook Robotics Booster Club NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
South Milwaukee High School WI Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Plateau Valley School District NO. 50 In The County of Mesa CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Love and Second Chances CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Summerwind School of Math and Science ID Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
We Are Family Foundation NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Orange County CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Greenforest Community Baptist Church GA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 257,450

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