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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Livermore Girls Softball Association Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sunday Friends Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Portland Community College Foundation Inc N/A OR United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,346
Safechild N/A NC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Castle Rock Charter School N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Nusantara Development Initiatives N/A Singapore Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Phu Dong Youth Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Jewish Committee N/A NY United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,185
Social Good Brasil N/A Brazil Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Help Animals India N/A WA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 150
Adirondack Mountain Club Inc N/A NY United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang N/A Thailand Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,003
Childrens Hospital Colorado Foundation N/A CO United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 550,000
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A NC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,670
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A AZ United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Valley Christian Schools Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Beyond The Spectrum Inc N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 671,454

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Livermore Girls Softball Association Inc Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sunday Friends Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Portland Community College Foundation Inc N/A Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,346
Safechild N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Castle Rock Charter School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Nusantara Development Initiatives N/A Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Phu Dong Youth Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Jewish Committee N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,185
Social Good Brasil N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Help Animals India N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 150
Adirondack Mountain Club Inc N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,003
Childrens Hospital Colorado Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 550,000
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,670
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Valley Christian Schools Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Beyond The Spectrum Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 671,454

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Heartspring Inc KS Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Georgia State University Foundation Inc GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 99,535
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,650
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 200
St. Lucy School CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Working Wardrobes for a New Start CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Homeboy Industries CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Liahona Motu Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 27,582
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 337,572
Georgia Institute of Technology GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Huntington's Disease Society of America Inc NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Christmas in the Park CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
Benevolent Healthcare Foundation CO International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Orchard Valley Youth Soccer League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
La Cocina Inc. CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 596
Page SUM 647,385

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