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)
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A AZ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 337,572
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,292
Washington University N/A MO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
POETIC N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Berthoud Baseball Club Inc N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 117,034
Essex Fells Borough N/A NJ United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Covenant House California Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Adirondack Mountain Club Inc N/A NY United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
World Affairs Council of Northern California San Francisco CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Loudoun Hunger Relief N/A VA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
National Council of Social Service N/A Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Best Chance N/A NM United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 100
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 337,572
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,292
Washington University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
POETIC N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Berthoud Baseball Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 117,034
Essex Fells Borough N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Covenant House California Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Adirondack Mountain Club Inc N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
World Affairs Council of Northern California San Francisco International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Loudoun Hunger Relief N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
National Council of Social Service N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Best Chance N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 100
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Save the Children Federation Inc CT International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Stevens Institute of Technology NJ Education Corporate Advised 2018 -80
American Online Giving Foundation FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 35,535
Internet Society VA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Comic Relief Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation VT Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
National Forest Foundation MT Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Cal State Fullerton Philanthropic Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Charles River Conservancy Inc MA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mountain View Educational Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
PediPlace TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. NY Environment Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Houston Area Womens Center Inc TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Harrington School PTO Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Millikin Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Magical Bridge Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 437,455

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 337,572
Cutting Ball Theater United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,292
Washington University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
POETIC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Berthoud Baseball Club Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 117,034
Essex Fells Borough United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Covenant House California United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Adirondack Mountain Club Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
World Affairs Council of Northern California United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Loudoun Hunger Relief United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
National Council of Social Service Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Best Chance United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 100
Page SUM 846,748

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13110 records found.