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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Together We Rise Corporation N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,575
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 932
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Singapore Children's Society N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 36,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Institute of Innovation Digital N/A Peru Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,185
EndoFrance N/A France Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
EUN Partnership AISBL N/A Belgium Education Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
John M. Horner Junior High School Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Project Angel Food N/A CA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Monterey Pony-Colt League Incorporated N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Temple University-Of the Commonwealth System of Higher Educa N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 231,125
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A GA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100
Adirondack Mountain Club Inc N/A NY United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sexual Health Innovations San Francisco CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Project Scientist N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement N/A PA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kawempe Youth Development Association N/A Uganda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,468
Page SUM 378,635

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Together We Rise Corporation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,575
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 932
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Singapore Children's Society N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 36,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Institute of Innovation Digital N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,185
EndoFrance N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
EUN Partnership AISBL N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
John M. Horner Junior High School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Project Angel Food N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Monterey Pony-Colt League Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Temple University-Of the Commonwealth System of Higher Educa N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 231,125
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100
Adirondack Mountain Club Inc N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sexual Health Innovations San Francisco Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Project Scientist N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kawempe Youth Development Association N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,468
Page SUM 378,635

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 750
Nanjing University Alumni Association at San Francisco Bay CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Ty Louis Campbell Foundation Inc NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Dallas Hope Charitites TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Greene Scholars CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
City of Portland Bureau of Transportation OR Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Menlo School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of San Diego CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Tarpon Springs Shepherd Center Inc FL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Paradise Recreation and Park District CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,500
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Good Samaritan Center of San Antonio TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust MA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Radiosurgery Society CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chelmsford High School MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
The Harker School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fremont Girls Sports Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Jesuit High School OR Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 45,516
Page SUM 152,716

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Together We Rise Corporation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,575
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 932
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Singapore Children's Society Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 36,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Institute of Innovation Digital Peru Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,185
EndoFrance France Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
EUN Partnership AISBL Belgium Education Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
John M. Horner Junior High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Project Angel Food United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Monterey Pony-Colt League Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Temple University-Of the Commonwealth System of Higher Educa United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 231,125
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100
Adirondack Mountain Club Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sexual Health Innovations United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Project Scientist United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kawempe Youth Development Association Uganda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,468
Page SUM 378,635

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13110 records found.