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)
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 45,516
Halmstad University has N/A Sweden Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
CARE - Headquarters N/A GA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,100
Catholic Charities USA N/A MD United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
Tee It Up for the Troops Inc N/A MN United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center N/A MD United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 35,089
ESTRO Cancer Foundation N/A Belgium Health Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Twenty-Fourth Street Elementary School N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Movember Foundation N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Girls Incorporated N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc Contra Costa NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Atlanta Downtown Improvement District Inc N/A GA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Preetirang Sanctuary Solano CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Council of Social Service N/A Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation N/A Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 100
Rainbow Village Inc N/A GA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 555,755

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 45,516
Halmstad University has N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
CARE - Headquarters N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,100
Catholic Charities USA N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
Tee It Up for the Troops Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 35,089
ESTRO Cancer Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Twenty-Fourth Street Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Movember Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Girls Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc Contra Costa Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Atlanta Downtown Improvement District Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Preetirang Sanctuary Solano Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Council of Social Service N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 100
Rainbow Village Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 555,755

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York NY Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Youth Wellness CA Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Piedmont Hills High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights IL Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Chinese Historical Society of America CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
Santa Teresa High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Tides Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
Silver Creek High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Mission Asset Fund CA Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
Newtown Foundation Inc. CT Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 3,750
William C. Overfelt High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Yerba Buena High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 132,459
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund AZ Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Andrew P. Hill High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 509,926

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 45,516
Halmstad University has Sweden Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
CARE - Headquarters United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,100
Catholic Charities USA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
Tee It Up for the Troops Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 35,089
ESTRO Cancer Foundation Belgium Health Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Twenty-Fourth Street Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Movember Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Girls Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Atlanta Downtown Improvement District Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Preetirang Sanctuary United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Council of Social Service Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 100
Rainbow Village Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 555,755

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13110 records found.