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)
National Forest Foundation N/A MT United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
MyPath San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Edward Neill Elementary School N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
100 Black Men in Chicago Inc N/A IL United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 33,635
The Parish of St. Elisabeth's Church N/A United Kingdom Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Poland Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Colorado Education Initiative N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry N/A OR United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fundacion Omar Dengo Santa Clara Costa Rica Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
ADIE Fund N/A France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Court Appointed Special Advocates of San Benito County Inc N/A CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Harambe Endeavor Alliance Contra Costa NH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Shanti Bhavan Childrens Project N/A NJ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Veggielution Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mass Design Group N/A MA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,045,635

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
National Forest Foundation N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
MyPath San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Edward Neill Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
100 Black Men in Chicago Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 33,635
The Parish of St. Elisabeth's Church N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Colorado Education Initiative N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fundacion Omar Dengo Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
ADIE Fund N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Court Appointed Special Advocates of San Benito County Inc N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Harambe Endeavor Alliance Contra Costa Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Shanti Bhavan Childrens Project N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Veggielution Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mass Design Group N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,045,635

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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 23,709
West County Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 106,486
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Center of Persian Language Preservation Corp CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
St. Matthew School NJ Religion Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
George Rogers Clark Athleticboosters Inc KY General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Florida Introduces Physical Activity and Nutrition To Youth FL Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Local Ecology and Agriculture Fremont CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Independent Arts & Media CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 77,016
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ohlone Humane Society Inc CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 100
Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center Inc MN Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
National Forest Foundation MT Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 401,311

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
National Forest Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
MyPath United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Edward Neill Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Bill Wilson Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
100 Black Men in Chicago Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 33,635
The Parish of St. Elisabeth's Church United Kingdom Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of Information Technology and Management Poland Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Colorado Education Initiative United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fundacion Omar Dengo Costa Rica Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
ADIE Fund France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Court Appointed Special Advocates of San Benito County Inc United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Harambe Endeavor Alliance United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Shanti Bhavan Childrens Project United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Veggielution United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mass Design Group United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
City of San Jose United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,045,635

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13110 records found.