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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Center for Higher Ambition Leadership Inc N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
St Vrain Valley Educational Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University of Maryland N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 76,914
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 350
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Playworks Education Energized N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Trustees of Princeton University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 58,818
Florida Introduces Physical Activity and Nutrition To Youth N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Shriners Hospitals for Children N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
North Carolina Dental Society Foundation Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 110,000
Triangle Residential Options For Substance Abusers Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
City of King N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
FFWD San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,003
Rochester Institute of Technology N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 57,541
Hands Together, Inc. N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Hustle Sports N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 486,726

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Notre Dame High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
LifeMoves CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy DC Sciences Committee Advised 2018 430,540
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen CA Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 548,040

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Center for Higher Ambition Leadership Inc United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
St Vrain Valley Educational Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University of Maryland United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 76,914
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 350
The San Jose Public Library Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Playworks Education Energized United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 58,818
Florida Introduces Physical Activity and Nutrition To Youth United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Shriners Hospitals for Children United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
North Carolina Dental Society Foundation Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 110,000
Triangle Residential Options For Substance Abusers Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
City of King United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
FFWD United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,003
Rochester Institute of Technology United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 57,541
Hands Together, Inc. United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Hustle Sports United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 486,726

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13110 records found.