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)
Youth Service Inc N/A PA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 45,782
University College London N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2018 53,465
Radiological Society of North America Inc N/A IL United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation N/A NSW Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Narika Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A MI United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 87,582
Fitted for Work N/A VIC Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Palo Alto Girls Softball League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Friends of Materials for the Arts Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society of North Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 4,347
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
JDRF International N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
IEEE Foundation Inc N/A NJ United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Caterinas Club N/A CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
One Goal N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,990,426

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Youth Service Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 45,782
University College London N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 53,465
Radiological Society of North America Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Narika Alameda Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 87,582
Fitted for Work N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Palo Alto Girls Softball League Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Friends of Materials for the Arts Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society of North Texas N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 4,347
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
JDRF International N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
IEEE Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Caterinas Club N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
One Goal N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
United Way of Northern California N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,990,426

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of Florida FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
East Palo Alto Boxing Club CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
St. Louis Community College Foundation MO Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Mercy Corps OR International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Veggielution CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 112,104
Ames Comm School District IA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Helping Hand For Relief & Development Inc MI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tolar Elementary School TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 148,377
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Plan International USA RI International Development Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
TrueChild Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 636,881

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Youth Service Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 45,782
University College London England Education Corporate Advised 2018 53,465
Radiological Society of North America Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Narika United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Regents of the University of Michigan United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 87,582
Fitted for Work Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Palo Alto Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Friends of Materials for the Arts Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society of North Texas United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 4,347
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
JDRF International United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
IEEE Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Caterinas Club United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
One Goal United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,990,426

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13110 records found.