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)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 69,046
Association de Mediatrices Interculturelles AMIC N/A Switzerland International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,050
Barrio Action Youth & Family Center N/A CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Save the Redwoods League San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Chicago Mariachi Project N/A IL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Christian Herald Association Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Dallas Hope Charitites N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
East Palo Alto Police Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 -1,000
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Travis Manion Foundation N/A PA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
United Nations Association of NY N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation Inc. N/A MD United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Vilcap, Inc. N/A DC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
Hope for Henry Foundation N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
International Hispanic Cultural Institute Inc N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Land Trust for Tennessee Inc N/A TN United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 250
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 14,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Project Self-Sufficiency of Loveland-Fort Collins N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,225
Page SUM 786,571

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 69,046
Association de Mediatrices Interculturelles AMIC N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,050
Barrio Action Youth & Family Center N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Save the Redwoods League San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Chicago Mariachi Project N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Christian Herald Association Inc. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Dallas Hope Charitites N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
East Palo Alto Police Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 -1,000
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Travis Manion Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
United Nations Association of NY N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Vilcap, Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
Hope for Henry Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
International Hispanic Cultural Institute Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Land Trust for Tennessee Inc N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2019 250
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 14,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Project Self-Sufficiency of Loveland-Fort Collins N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,225
Page SUM 786,571

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
New Community Church CA Religion Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
North Carolina A&T State University NC Education Corporate Advised 2019 77,600
Orange County Coastkeeper CA Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Potter Valley Community Unified School District CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Self Enhancement Inc OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Byam School Association MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 500
The Citizens Foundation USA IL Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The University of Texas at Austin TX Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Environmental Federation of North Carolina Inc NC Environment Corporate Advised 2019 200
Urban Gleaners OR Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Villanova University PA Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
Girls Who Code, Inc. NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Hartford Youth Scholars Foundation Inc CT Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hilltop Preparatory School Inc PA Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
LifeMoves CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
National Math and Science Initiative Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2019 285,166
Opera San Jose Endowment Foundation CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 500
Prevention Action Alliance OH Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
Sanergy, Inc. GA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 488,966

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 69,046
Association de Mediatrices Interculturelles AMIC Switzerland International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,050
Barrio Action Youth & Family Center United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Save the Redwoods League United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Chicago Mariachi Project United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Christian Herald Association Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Dallas Hope Charitites United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
East Palo Alto Police Activities League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 -1,000
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Travis Manion Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
United Nations Association of NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Vilcap, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
Hope for Henry Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
International Hispanic Cultural Institute Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Land Trust for Tennessee Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 250
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 14,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Project Self-Sufficiency of Loveland-Fort Collins United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,225
Page SUM 786,571

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13280 records found.