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)
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 56
Hamilton Families San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Henry M. Gunn High School Sports Boosters Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Love Inc of Greater Hillsboro N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Vilcap, Inc. N/A DC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Newberg Fish Emergency Service N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Operation ASHA NFP N/A IL United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Housing Endowment & Tr of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Amy Van Dyken Foundation N/A AZ United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
O'Neill Elementary School N/A NE United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A IL United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
National Guard Association of Indiana Foundation N/A IN United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Core Council of the Philippines N/A Philippines Education Corporate Advised 2018 14,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,073
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Clare School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 56
Hamilton Families San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Henry M. Gunn High School Sports Boosters Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Love Inc of Greater Hillsboro N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Vilcap, Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Newberg Fish Emergency Service N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Operation ASHA NFP N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Housing Endowment & Tr of San Mateo County San Mateo Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Amy Van Dyken Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
O'Neill Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
National Guard Association of Indiana Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Core Council of the Philippines N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 14,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,073
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Clare School Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 291,379

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Diego River Park Foundation CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
NextFlex CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 24,500
There With Care of the Bay Area CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Regents of the University of California at Riverside CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 73,696
LGBTQ Community Center Fund OR Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
BCT Institute for Media Productions Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Wreaths Across America ME Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council Education Founda MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
California Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
MathAndCoding CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Looking Glass Community Services OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Alameda International Junior/Senior High School CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Giraffe Laugh Inc ID Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Fishing Academy Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Oregon Childrens Foundation OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Seattle-King County Coalition on Homlessness WA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Proximity Designs CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Independent Arts & Media CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 394,696

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 56
Hamilton Families United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Henry M. Gunn High School Sports Boosters Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Love Inc of Greater Hillsboro United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Vilcap, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Newberg Fish Emergency Service United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Operation ASHA NFP United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Housing Endowment & Tr of San Mateo County United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Amy Van Dyken Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
O'Neill Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
National Guard Association of Indiana Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Core Council of the Philippines Philippines Education Corporate Advised 2018 14,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,073
National Multiple Sclerosis Society United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Clare School United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 291,379

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13110 records found.