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, 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 descending Year Amount (USD)
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Merging Vets and Players Inc N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Kidney Cancer Association N/A OR United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 573
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Baltimore Squashwise Inc N/A MD United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
OneOC N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,250
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mary's Place Seattle N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Family Supportive Housing, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Houston Food Bank N/A TX United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Saratoga High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St Benedict Parish & Schools N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bags of Love N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Lionheart School Inc N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Fairfax Releaf Marin VA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
St. Lucy School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Alameda Emergency Food Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of Southern California N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Merging Vets and Players Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Kidney Cancer Association N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 573
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Baltimore Squashwise Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
OneOC N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,250
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mary's Place Seattle N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Family Supportive Housing, Inc. Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Houston Food Bank N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Saratoga High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St Benedict Parish & Schools N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bags of Love N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Lionheart School Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Fairfax Releaf Marin Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
St. Lucy School Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Alameda Emergency Food Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Providence Christian Academy Inc GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Business USA CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of Illinois Foundation IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Mary's Place Seattle WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University of Southern California CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 126,049
Cents Ability Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Edward Neill Elementary School MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Pearl Elegance Foundation MD General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Gardner Family Health Network Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Interfaith Sanctuary Housing Services Inc ID Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Texas Foundation TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 56,500
Wild Salmon Center OR Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Thomas Jefferson University PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Refugee Transitions CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Livermore Diablos CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 309,529
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,200
Living Wisdom School of Palo Alto CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of Southern California United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Merging Vets and Players Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Kidney Cancer Association United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 573
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Baltimore Squashwise Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
OneOC United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,250
Tides Center United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mary's Place Seattle United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Family Supportive Housing, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Houston Food Bank United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Saratoga High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St Benedict Parish & Schools United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bags of Love United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Lionheart School Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Fairfax Releaf United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
East Bay Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
St. Lucy School United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Alameda Emergency Food United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
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13110 records found.