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 descending Year Amount (USD)
The Philanthropy Workshop Inc N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Council of Greater Dallas N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Loved Twice Alameda CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
American Jewish Committee N/A NY United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 100
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A IL United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Westlake Hills Elementary School Parent Faculty Association N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 507
Rebuilding Together Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Resource Central N/A CO United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Springfield City School District N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Liberty PTO N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Philanthropy Workshop Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Council of Greater Dallas N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Loved Twice Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
American Jewish Committee N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 100
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Westlake Hills Elementary School Parent Faculty Association N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 507
Rebuilding Together Peninsula San Mateo Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Resource Central N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Springfield City School District N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Liberty PTO N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 385,857

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
LifeMoves CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Johns Hopkins University MD Education Corporate Advised 2018 325
Cutting Ball Theater CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
HandsOn Bay Area CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Aspire Public Schools CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Workshop Houston TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Scholarship America Inc MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,080
Wichita Childrens Home KS Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,966
JDRF International NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Pleasanton Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,841
Indiana University IN Education Corporate Advised 2018 91,987
Allston Brighton Youth Hockey Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation Inc PA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rocking Horse Childrens Health Center OH Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Camas Robotics Booster Club WA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. MD Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 722,399

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Philanthropy Workshop Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Council of Greater Dallas United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Loved Twice United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
La Cocina Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
American Jewish Committee United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 100
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Westlake Hills Elementary School Parent Faculty Association United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 507
Rebuilding Together Peninsula United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Resource Central United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Springfield City School District United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Liberty PTO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 385,857

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13110 records found.