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)
Discovery Science Center of Orange County N/A CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. N/A KS United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Training Network Inc N/A AZ United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Exhale to Inhale Inc N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fremont Girls Sports Association Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Carmel Community Girls Softball Incorporated N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Livermore Diablos Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Gilroy Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Malden Young Mens Christian Association N/A MA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island N/A HI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
We Teach Science Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -25,000
North Penn-Mansfield Junior Senior High School N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
C.A.S.A COMUNIDADE DE AMPARO SOCIAL E ASILAR N/A Brazil Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Italian Home for Children Inc N/A MA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 410,718
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Orange County N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Villages of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 504,718

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Discovery Science Center of Orange County N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Training Network Inc N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Exhale to Inhale Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fremont Girls Sports Association Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Carmel Community Girls Softball Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Livermore Diablos Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Gilroy Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Malden Young Mens Christian Association N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
We Teach Science Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 -25,000
North Penn-Mansfield Junior Senior High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
C.A.S.A COMUNIDADE DE AMPARO SOCIAL E ASILAR N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Italian Home for Children Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 410,718
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Orange County N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Villages of San Mateo County San Mateo Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 504,718

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of Illinois at Chicago IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,308
THINK Together CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Computer History Museum CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,003
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 587
San Francisco Unified School District CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Novato Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,956
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Full Circle Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Caterinas Club CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Foundation for Orange County Public Schools Inc FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 14,434
Compassionate Care ALS Inc MA Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Sigma Chi Chi Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority Incorporated AR Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Preservation Action Council of San Jose CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Page SUM 352,138

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Discovery Science Center of Orange County United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Training Network Inc United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Exhale to Inhale Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fremont Girls Sports Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Carmel Community Girls Softball Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Livermore Diablos United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Gilroy Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Malden Young Mens Christian Association United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
We Teach Science Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -25,000
North Penn-Mansfield Junior Senior High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
C.A.S.A COMUNIDADE DE AMPARO SOCIAL E ASILAR Brazil Health Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Italian Home for Children Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 410,718
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Orange County United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Villages of San Mateo County United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 504,718

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13110 records found.