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, and corporate 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)
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,210
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,200
New England Patriots Charitable Foundation Inc N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Consortium for Graduate Dgrs Minorities in Engineer N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 275,000
Maysville Elementary School N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
National Forest Foundation N/A MT United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 200
Idaho Youth Ranch Inc N/A ID United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Leave No Paws Behind Inc N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Vibha Inc Help Them Grow Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Community Cycles N/A CO United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
South County Outreach N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc Contra Costa CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Rethreaded Inc N/A FL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
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 Lab SF San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 485,060

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,210
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,200
New England Patriots Charitable Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Consortium for Graduate Dgrs Minorities in Engineer N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 275,000
Maysville Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
National Forest Foundation N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 200
Idaho Youth Ranch Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Leave No Paws Behind Inc N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Vibha Inc Help Them Grow Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Community Cycles N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
South County Outreach N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc Contra Costa Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Rethreaded Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
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 Lab SF San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 485,060

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose CA Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Bill Wilson Center CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Mission Asset Fund CA Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
Chinese Historical Society of America CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,027
Center for the Study of Social Policy DC Sciences Committee Advised 2018 638,344
CASA of San Mateo County CA Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
University of Nebraska Foundation NE Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 2,018
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc MA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 764,430
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Justice Committee Inc NY Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
Fellowship of Christian Athletes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. CA Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare NE Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 1,574,825

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,210
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,200
New England Patriots Charitable Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Consortium for Graduate Dgrs Minorities in Engineer United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 275,000
Maysville Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
National Forest Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 200
Idaho Youth Ranch Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Leave No Paws Behind Inc United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Vibha Inc Help Them Grow United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Community Cycles United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
South County Outreach United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Rethreaded Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
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 Lab SF United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 485,060

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13110 records found.