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)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 13,368
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,650
Denver Rescue Mission N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
Homeboy Industries N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
The Congregational Church in North Chelmsford N/A MA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Association Carillon N/A France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
National Central Library N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
San Diego River Park Foundation N/A CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mississippi Community College Board N/A MS United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Nebraska Applied Research Institute N/A NE United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 110,540
Duke University N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A AZ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 190,246
San Lorenzo Valley Girls Softball N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Horizons Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Outreach United Resource Center Inc N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Futures in Education N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 568,729

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Huntington's Disease Society of America Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Benicia Girls Softball Association Solano Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 13,368
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,650
Denver Rescue Mission N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
Homeboy Industries N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
The Congregational Church in North Chelmsford N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Association Carillon N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
National Central Library N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
San Diego River Park Foundation N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mississippi Community College Board N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Nebraska Applied Research Institute N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 110,540
Duke University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 190,246
San Lorenzo Valley Girls Softball N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Horizons Foundation San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Page SUM 564,979

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
National Multiple Sclerosis Society NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 160
I4Farmers Inc NJ International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480
The Harker School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
William T. Dwyer High School FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Boys Hope Girls Hope CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross TX Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 33,635
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Wayfinder Family Services CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
DeMarillac Academy CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
A Womans Work Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
SLZGSL Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 117,034
Food for Children Inc NH Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Vilcap, Inc. DC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Page SUM 1,223,909

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
US Lacrosse Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Congregational Church in North Chelmsford United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Association Carillon France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
National Central Library Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
San Diego River Park Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mississippi Community College Board United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Nebraska Applied Research Institute United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 110,540
Duke University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 190,246
San Lorenzo Valley Girls Softball United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Horizons Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Carlton Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Outreach United Resource Center Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Futures in Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Magical Bridge Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sea Park Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Culinary Institute of America United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Washington University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 488,886

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13110 records found.