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)
Hillsboro SD 1J N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Overlake Service League N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Communities in Schools of Wake County N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
American Online Giving Foundation N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,537
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
St. Bernard Project, Inc. N/A LA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Global Impact N/A VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 146,000
John B. Riebli Elementary School Sonoma CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Watts of Love N/A IL United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Cowan Community Action Group Inc N/A KY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Impact 2030 Inc N/A VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,176
University of Wisconsin Foundation N/A WI United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
University of Texas Foundation N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 56,500
Meals on Wheels of San Francisco Inc San Francisco CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Civic Ventures San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 582,213

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Heifer Project International N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 4,353
Cause Fund Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Code Orange Robotics Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 4,205
University of Maryland N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Forderung der angewandten Forsch N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Charitable Assistance to Communitys Homeless N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Red White & Blue Charity Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Mercy House Living Centers N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Impact N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,500
Huntington's Disease Society of America Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Benicia Girls Softball Association Solano Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 13,368
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,650
Denver Rescue Mission N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
Page SUM 178,851

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Modesto Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Treehouse Inc MN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 550
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital TN Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Austin Habitat for Humanity TX Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Alum Rock Counseling Center Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
University of the Arts PA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Young Adult Alliance TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
National Forest Foundation MT Environment Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Association to Benefit Children NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 44,582
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
SARTECH WA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
C. B. Eaton Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders Association Inc TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc CA Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rethreaded Inc FL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Page SUM 310,682

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