Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Reel Stories Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,208
Ladies Learning Code Inc. N/A ON Canada Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Future Project, Inc. N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Merry-Go-Round Children's Foundation N/A ON Canada Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
OCH Foundation for Healthy Communities N/A ON Canada Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A NC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 37,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
University Health Network N/A ON Canada Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital N/A TN United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 450
Charter School of Morgan Hill Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 59,268
Gallaher (Robert S.) Elementary School Alameda DE United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
California Federation of Womens Clubs Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Allston Brighton Youth Hockey Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Conservation International Foundation N/A MA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30
Federation of Ataxias of Spain (FEDAES) N/A Spain Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 328,956

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Reel Stories Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,208
Ladies Learning Code Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Future Project, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Merry-Go-Round Children's Foundation N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
OCH Foundation for Healthy Communities N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 37,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
University Health Network N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 450
Charter School of Morgan Hill Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 59,268
Gallaher (Robert S.) Elementary School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
California Federation of Womens Clubs Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Allston Brighton Youth Hockey Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Conservation International Foundation N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30
Federation of Ataxias of Spain (FEDAES) N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 328,956

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Pinkerton Academy NH Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Christa McAuliffe Parent-Faculty Group CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
Camp Augusta Incorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Lynbrook High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Service Organizations Inc DC Membership Organizations Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Mayer Elementary School IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
University of Illinois Foundation IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 37,582
Independent Arts & Media CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 235
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc IN Education Corporate Advised 2018 -640
International Association for Volunteer Effort DC Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Salvation Army ID Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Civic Center Community Benefit District Inc CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho ID Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
North Carolina Dental Society Foundation Inc NC Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 307,844

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Reel Stories United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,208
Ladies Learning Code Inc. Canada Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Future Project, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Merry-Go-Round Children's Foundation Canada Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
OCH Foundation for Healthy Communities Canada Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 37,500
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
University Health Network Canada Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 450
Charter School of Morgan Hill Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 59,268
Gallaher (Robert S.) Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
California Federation of Womens Clubs United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Allston Brighton Youth Hockey Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Conservation International Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30
Federation of Ataxias of Spain (FEDAES) Spain Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 328,956

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13110 records found.