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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,355
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Theatre & Arts Foundation of San Diego County N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Ferndale School District N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 36,882
University of California Santa Barbara N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 325
Make-A-Wish Foundation International N/A AZ United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Oregon State University Foundation N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Sidekick Foundation Inc. N/A IN United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 61,312
California Institute of the Arts N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,906
Casa Q Inc N/A NM United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
College Summit Inc. N/A DC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,600
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Texas A&M Foundation N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Des Moines Area Community College Foundation N/A IA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 -8,877
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,355
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Theatre & Arts Foundation of San Diego County N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Ferndale School District N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 36,882
University of California Santa Barbara N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 325
Make-A-Wish Foundation International N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Oregon State University Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Sidekick Foundation Inc. N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 61,312
California Institute of the Arts N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,906
Casa Q Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
College Summit Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,600
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Texas A&M Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Des Moines Area Community College Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 -8,877
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
American Cancer Society Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 24,376
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 300
Serve the People Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Society of Women Engineers IL Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 55,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. CA Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Do Something, Inc. NY Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Home of Hope Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Inter-Faith Food Shuttle NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 200
JA Worldwide Inc. MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 29,900
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 14,000
Marine Science Institute CA Environment Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Oregon Childrens Foundation OR Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
2041 Foundation Incorporated CA Environment Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
American Association of Medical Dosimetrists Education and NY Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
American Association of Neurosurgeons Inc IL Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Beat the Streets Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,355
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Theatre & Arts Foundation of San Diego County United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Ferndale School District United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 36,882
University of California Santa Barbara United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 325
Make-A-Wish Foundation International United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Oregon State University Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Sidekick Foundation Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 61,312
California Institute of the Arts United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,906
Casa Q Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
College Summit Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,600
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Texas A&M Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Des Moines Area Community College Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 -8,877
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13280 records found.