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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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
City Harvest Inc N/A NY United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Joseph Middlemiss Big Heart Foundation N/A MA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
YWCA of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Promise Worldwide Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
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
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
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc N/A CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Novaworks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 566,644

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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
City Harvest Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Joseph Middlemiss Big Heart Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
YWCA of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Promise Worldwide Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
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
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
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc N/A Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Novaworks Foundation Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 566,644

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
International Association for Volunteer Effort DC Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Salvation Army ID Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Zachary & Elizabeth M Fisher Center for Alzheimers Research NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Marvin Lewis Community Fund OH General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Journey Church on the Common MA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
G3 Powerhouse IL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
City Harvest Inc NY Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
HandsOn Bay Area CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,750
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Dreams for Schools CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Outreach Inc IA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Orange County Community Housing Corp CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
West Angeles Community Development Corporation CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Oregon Childrens Theatre Company OR Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Be Like Brit Foundation Inc MA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America Council CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 140,450

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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
City Harvest Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Joseph Middlemiss Big Heart Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
YWCA of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Promise Worldwide United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
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
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
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Novaworks Foundation United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 566,644

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13110 records found.