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)
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,670
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,251
Trust for Public Land San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Westmont High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Colorado Fourteeners Initiative N/A CO United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Expanding Your Horizons Network Alameda CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Women's Center N/A CA United States Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
Fremont Unified School District Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Beat the Streets Providence N/A RI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mayo Clinic N/A AZ United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 81,000
California Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
PENCIL INC N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Seattle University N/A WA United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Committee to Encourage Corporate Philanthropy N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Iridescent N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 140,000
Redwood City Girls Softball League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Exploratorium San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 883,271

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,670
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,251
Trust for Public Land San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Westmont High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Colorado Fourteeners Initiative N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Expanding Your Horizons Network Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Women's Center N/A Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
Fremont Unified School District Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Beat the Streets Providence N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mayo Clinic N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 81,000
California Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
PENCIL INC N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Seattle University N/A Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Committee to Encourage Corporate Philanthropy N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Iridescent N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 140,000
Redwood City Girls Softball League San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Exploratorium San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 883,271

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Boy Scouts of America OH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Inside the Outdoors Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Beat the Streets Providence RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 39,179
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Pacifica Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
StartOut CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Ventures WA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,247
Full Circle Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 31,745
California Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Italian Home for Children Inc MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mosaic Family Services Inc TX Other Corporate Advised 2018 9,000
Hope Center for Kids NE Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Best Buddies International, Inc. FL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment Inc MA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Idaho Youth Ranch Inc ID Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,185
Page SUM 198,256

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,670
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,251
Trust for Public Land United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Westmont High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Colorado Fourteeners Initiative United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Expanding Your Horizons Network United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Women's Center United States Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
Fremont Unified School District United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Beat the Streets Providence United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mayo Clinic United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 81,000
California Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
PENCIL INC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Seattle University United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Committee to Encourage Corporate Philanthropy United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Iridescent United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 140,000
Redwood City Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Exploratorium United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 883,271

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13110 records found.