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)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,610
National Math and Science Initiative Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 270,326
Harambe Endeavor Alliance Contra Costa NH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Wild Salmon Center N/A OR United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Chicago N/A IL United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 23,709
Pacific Grove Pony Baseball Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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
Purdue Research Foundation N/A IN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,712
The Launchcode Foundation N/A MO United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 39,179
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 200
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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
Page SUM 1,037,136

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Foster City Youth Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The ONE Campaign N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Alameda Girls Softball Association Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Vincere Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
SHE-CAN Inc Marin Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
National Teachers Elementary Academy N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Build Change N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 600,000
Build Change N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Tustin Public School Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo Health Corporate Advised 2018 27,000
Friendship United Methodist Church N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fondazione Bruno Kessler N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 98,000
Mercy Corps N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,067,308
Union City Girls Softball Association Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Foundation for Regional Transit Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,300
National Chiao Tung University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 14,000
Page SUM 3,327,858

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Friends of the Peace Parks Inc. CO International Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Mountain States Childrens Home Inc CO Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund Inc NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Arizona Pet Project AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Big Table WA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
HandsOn Bay Area CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
California Institute of Technology CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Los Gatos-Saratoga Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
St. Xavier High School OH Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Operation ASHA NFP IL Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Jazz at Lincoln Center Inc NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island HI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
PS 70 Max Schoenfeld NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,720
Page SUM 394,770

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Foster City Youth Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Alameda Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Vincere Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
SHE-CAN Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
National Teachers Elementary Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Build Change United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 600,000
Build Change United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Tustin Public School Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
There With Care of the Bay Area United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 27,000
Friendship United Methodist Church United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fondazione Bruno Kessler Italy Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 98,000
Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mercy Corps United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,067,308
Union City Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
US Lacrosse Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Foundation for Regional Transit United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,300
National Chiao Tung University Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2018 14,000
Page SUM 3,052,858

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13110 records found.