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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
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
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Reel Stories Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Science Buddies Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Greenforest Community Baptist Church N/A GA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forsch N/A Germany Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
SpaandanB Santa Clara CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Pleasanton Girls Softball League Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Code.org N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
University of Illinois Foundation N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Forest Foundation N/A MT United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Shin Shin Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Rocky Mountain Christian Church N/A CO United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
MyPath San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Athena Academy Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Fremont Education Foundation Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 450
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Reel Stories Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Science Buddies Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Greenforest Community Baptist Church N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forsch N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
SpaandanB Santa Clara International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Pleasanton Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Code.org N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
University of Illinois Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Forest Foundation N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Shin Shin Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Rocky Mountain Christian Church N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
MyPath San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Page SUM 476,750

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Athena Academy Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Fremont Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 450
Ravenswood Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Reel Stories United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Science Buddies United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Greenforest Community Baptist Church United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forsch Germany Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
SpaandanB United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Pleasanton Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Code.org United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
University of Illinois Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Forest Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Shin Shin Educational Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Rocky Mountain Christian Church United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
MyPath United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Page SUM 476,750

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13110 records found.