Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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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)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Catholic Council for the Spanish Speaking of the Diocese of N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Bright Sky Ministry N/A OK United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
I4Farmers Inc N/A NJ United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480
Young Americans Center for Financial Education N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 122,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 355,000
Playworks Education Energized N/A AZ United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 101,790
Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment Inc San Mateo MA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
World Hunger Relief Inc N/A TX United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Forty Niners Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boston Cares Inc N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Page SUM 761,320

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Catholic Council for the Spanish Speaking of the Diocese of N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Bright Sky Ministry N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
I4Farmers Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480
Young Americans Center for Financial Education N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 122,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 355,000
Playworks Education Energized N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 101,790
Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment Inc San Mateo Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
World Hunger Relief Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Forty Niners Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boston Cares Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Page SUM 761,320

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Jefferson Elementary School MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Michigan State University MI Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Momentum Group ID Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc IN Education Corporate Advised 2018 -640
International Association for Volunteer Effort DC Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Salvation Army ID Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Marvin Lewis Community Fund OH General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Journey Church on the Common MA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
G3 Powerhouse IL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
City Harvest Inc NY Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
CARE - Headquarters GA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,100
National Multiple Sclerosis Society NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 160
I4Farmers Inc NJ International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480
HandsOn Bay Area CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,750
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
William T. Dwyer High School FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 104,300

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Catholic Council for the Spanish Speaking of the Diocese of United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Bright Sky Ministry United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
I4Farmers Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480
Young Americans Center for Financial Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 122,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 355,000
Playworks Education Energized United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 101,790
Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
World Hunger Relief Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Seva Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Forty Niners Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boston Cares Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Page SUM 761,320

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13110 records found.