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)
Animal Haven Inc. N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Good Karma Bikes Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Action Ministries Inc N/A GA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
BCT Institute for Media Productions Inc San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
I4Farmers Inc N/A NJ United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 77,908
Strong Food L.A. Kitchen N/A CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 148,377
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Makerere University N/A Uganda Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
Southwest Resource Centre Academy Support Centre (ASC) N/A Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Simprints N/A England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Childcaregroup N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fundacion IMDEA Networks N/A Spain Health Corporate Advised 2018 95,538
William Marsh Rice University N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -1,772
A Woman's Work, Inc. N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund San Francisco CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Animal Haven Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Good Karma Bikes Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Action Ministries Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
BCT Institute for Media Productions Inc San Mateo Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
I4Farmers Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 77,908
Strong Food L.A. Kitchen N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 148,377
United Way of Northern California N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Makerere University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
Southwest Resource Centre Academy Support Centre (ASC) N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Simprints N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Childcaregroup N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fundacion IMDEA Networks N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 95,538
William Marsh Rice University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 -1,772
A Woman's Work, Inc. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund San Francisco Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Page SUM 481,388

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 101,790
Humane Society of North Texas TX Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 3,144
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Childrens Hospital Colorado Foundation CO Health Corporate Advised 2018 550,000
Duke University NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American-Italian Cancer Foundation NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Santa Clara Schools Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Campbell Girls Fastpitch Softball CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Heifer Project International AR International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
New England Patriots Charitable Foundation Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 81,800
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,785
Schmahl Science Workshops CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 9,500
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Rebuilding Together Peninsula CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Bay Area Urban Debate Commission CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc MN Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 949,469

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Animal Haven Inc. United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Good Karma Bikes United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Action Ministries Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
BCT Institute for Media Productions Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
I4Farmers Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 77,908
Strong Food L.A. Kitchen United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 148,377
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Makerere University Uganda Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
Southwest Resource Centre Academy Support Centre (ASC) Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Simprints England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Childcaregroup United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fundacion IMDEA Networks Spain Health Corporate Advised 2018 95,538
William Marsh Rice University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -1,772
A Woman's Work, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Page SUM 481,388

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13110 records found.