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)
Ventures N/A WA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Nordstrom Home & School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 410
City Harvest Inc N/A NY United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Youth Service Inc N/A PA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 45,782
University College London N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2018 53,465
Radiological Society of North America Inc N/A IL United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation N/A NSW Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Narika Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A MI United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 87,582
Fitted for Work N/A VIC Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Palo Alto Girls Softball League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Friends of Materials for the Arts Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society of North Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 4,347
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 385
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 280
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Ventures N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Nordstrom Home & School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 410
City Harvest Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Youth Service Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 45,782
University College London N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 53,465
Radiological Society of North America Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Narika Alameda Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 87,582
Fitted for Work N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Palo Alto Girls Softball League Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Friends of Materials for the Arts Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society of North Texas N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 4,347
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 385
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 280
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Math/Science Nucleus CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Philadelphia Museum of Art PA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Food Bank of the Rockies CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Science Buddies CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Colorado Education Initiative CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Independent Arts & Media CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 75,535
The Pando Initiative, Inc. KS Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
PENCIL INC NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. OK Education Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Sanyu Learning Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. UT International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The ONE Campaign DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Pennsylvania State University PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
MathAndCoding CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,957
Alameda International Junior/Senior High School CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 552,792

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Ventures United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Nordstrom Home & School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 410
City Harvest Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
WeHOPE United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Youth Service Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 45,782
University College London England Education Corporate Advised 2018 53,465
Radiological Society of North America Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Narika United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Regents of the University of Michigan United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 87,582
Fitted for Work Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Palo Alto Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Friends of Materials for the Arts Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society of North Texas United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 4,347
Booksin Elementary School Community Association United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 385
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 280
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 568,001

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13110 records found.