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)
Heartspring Inc N/A KS United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Washington STEM Center N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Asha for Education San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,785
Jazz at Lincoln Center Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
KIPP Comienza Community Prep N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Edgewood Community Support Center Inc N/A MD United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Technical University of Kosice N/A Slovakia Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Hofstra University N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Musicians on Call Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Lower East Side Girls Club N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Entertainment Industry Foundation N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Paws Helping People, Inc. N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Indiana University N/A IN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,213
Page SUM 395,098

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Shanti Project Inc San Francisco Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Brave Parents Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Lowell Kiwanas Foundation Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
City-Wide Tax Assistance Program N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 9,500
National Chiao Tung University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
East Palo Alto Boxing Club Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
TERDOD N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lynbrook High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,609
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
Page SUM 152,665

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
A Woman's Work, Inc. CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Cake4kids CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 810
Tipping Point Community CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Girls Inc. NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Gallaher (Robert S.) Elementary School DE Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Project Goal Inc RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 600,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Entertainment Industry Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 31,745
Community Seva Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association of Columbia-Willamette OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Washington University MO Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Salinas Pony Baseball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Denver Rescue Mission CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Almaden Country School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 400
Page SUM 1,020,005

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Shanti Project Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Brave Parents Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Lowell Kiwanas Foundation Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
City-Wide Tax Assistance Program United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 9,500
National Chiao Tung University Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
East Palo Alto Boxing Club United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
TERDOD India Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lynbrook High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,609
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
Page SUM 152,665

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13110 records found.