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
Catholic Charities of Central Colorado Inc N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,750
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
Fishing Academy Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Jewish Association for Services for the Aged N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Cancer Research Institute Inc N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Capistrano Valley High School N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
National Council of Social Service N/A Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Athena Academy Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Fremont Education Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 450
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
San Mateo Youth Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Faria Educational Enrichment Fund Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America N/A AZ United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Asha for Education San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 451
Page SUM 528,460

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,369
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Brigham Young University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Frank Town Open Hearts Ministry Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ashburn Travel Hockey Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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
Catholic Charities of Central Colorado Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,750
Sunnyvale Singers Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 240
Lead Mine Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Fishing Academy Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mayo Clinic N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Jewish Association for Services for the Aged N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
California Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Cancer Research Institute Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Capistrano Valley High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula San Mateo Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
National Council of Social Service N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 350,928

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
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
Community Services Agency CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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
New Life Centers of Chicagoland Nfp IL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Catholic Charities USA MD Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
Achievement Center for Children OH Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Trust for Public Land CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Benicia Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tualatin School House Food Pantry OR Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Peter W. Reilly Elementary School MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The ONE Campaign DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
WNET NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Pennsylvania State University PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Downtown Streets Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Playworks Education Energized AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Page SUM 434,500

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,369
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Brigham Young University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Frank Town Open Hearts Ministry Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ashburn Travel Hockey Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
ChildFund Korea South Korea Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Food for Children Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,069
Catholic Charities of Central Colorado Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,750
Sunnyvale Singers United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 240
Lead Mine Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Fishing Academy Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mayo Clinic United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Jewish Association for Services for the Aged United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
California Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Cancer Research Institute Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Capistrano Valley High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
National Council of Social Service Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 350,928

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13110 records found.