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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 7,750
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,850,000
Friends of Saturday Academy N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Urbandale Community Action Network Inc N/A IA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Vision-Aid Incorporated N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Housing Endowment & Tr of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
INRIA N/A France Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Mass Design Group N/A MA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Providence Foundation N/A RI United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 87,034
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Box Hill Institute N/A Australia Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Common Threads N/A TX United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
ConnectSafely Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Cranston High School West N/A RI United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
The Peach Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 600
Thomas Jefferson Middle School N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Triangle Residential Options For Substance Abusers Inc N/A NC United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 2,219,134

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 7,750
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,850,000
Friends of Saturday Academy N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Urbandale Community Action Network Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Vision-Aid Incorporated N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Housing Endowment & Tr of San Mateo County San Mateo Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
INRIA N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Mass Design Group N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Providence Foundation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 87,034
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Box Hill Institute N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Common Threads N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
ConnectSafely Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Cranston High School West N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
The Peach Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2019 600
Thomas Jefferson Middle School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Triangle Residential Options For Substance Abusers Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 2,219,134

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Help Hospitalized Veterans CA Health Corporate Advised 2019 52,500
Humane Society of the United States DC Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Indiana University IN Education Corporate Advised 2019 91,875
International Hispanic Cultural Institute Inc TX Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
AAUW of Oregon Special Projects Fund OR Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Ohlone Humane Society Inc CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Pyxera Global Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2019 207,280
All Hands and Hearts Smart Response Inc MA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 200
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 4,521
Safe & Sound CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Society of Women Engineers IL Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 55,000
Cambrian Educational Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 195,000
Do Something, Inc. NY Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Valkyrie Robotics CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Home is the Foundation OH Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Inc CA Sciences Committee Advised 2019 70,000
Page SUM 839,376

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Transition Projects Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
University of Information Technology and Management Poland Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Fundacja Dajmy Szanse Poland Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,550
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 19,843
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Waterford Institute of Technology Ireland Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Indiana University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
LifeWorks NW United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Mountain States Childrens Home Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
A Sanctuary for Military Families Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 280,717
Redwood City Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 8,500
San Francisco Food Bank United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 250
Self Enhancement Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 300
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 33,726
Global Impact United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 39,880
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 562,066

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13280 records found.