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)
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County N/A CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,537
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Fondation Lejeune N/A France Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading N/A RI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,118
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,500
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A CO United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
University College London Friends Alumni Association, Inc. N/A DE United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,500
Wreaths Across America N/A ME United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 150
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,369
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Philadelphia Academies Inc N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,537
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Fondation Lejeune N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,118
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,500
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
University College London Friends Alumni Association, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,500
Wreaths Across America N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 150
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,369
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Philadelphia Academies Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Via Rehabilitation Services, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National Immigration Law Center CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 400
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
National Council on Teacher Quality DC Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,550
Achieve Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 375,000
Save the Children Federation Inc CT International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pursuit of Excellence CA Education Donor Advised 2018 35,000
San Francisco SAFE, Inc. CA Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Congregation Emek Beracha CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,650
California Forward CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Salk Institute for Biological Studies CA Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,174,000

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,537
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Fondation Lejeune France Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,118
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,500
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
University College London Friends Alumni Association, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,500
Wreaths Across America United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 150
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,369
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Philadelphia Academies Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 454,174

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13110 records found.